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'We are beating ourselves up over this.' WARREN RUPF, sheriff of California's Contra Costa County, following Jaycee Lee Dugard's reappearance on Aug. 26, 18 years after being abducted at the age of 11. Rupf admitted that in 2006, his department missed an opportunity to arrest Dugard's alleged kidnapper, Phillip Garrido

'If he gets shot, it's too damn bad.' RICHARD NIXON, indicating he would rescind Ted Kennedy's Secret Service bodyguards after the 1972 presidential election; according to recently transcribed Oval Office tapes, Nixon afforded Kennedy protection in part so the agency could spy on the Senator and expressed disappointment when an aide...

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