Briefing

'My job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.'

1. MITT ROMNEY, captured on video at a private fundraiser, describing the "47% of the people who will vote for the President no matter what" as people who are "dependent upon government"

'In past negotiations, taxpayers paid more, but our kids got less. This time, our taxpayers are paying less, and our kids are getting more.'

2. RAHM EMANUEL, mayor of Chicago, after reaching a proposed contract settlement with the city's teachers' union, ending a seven-day strike

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