1. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS, former Arizona Congresswoman who was shot in the head in a 2011 attack, announcing the launch of an anti-gun-violence organization meant to counter the NRA's influence

'Our troops will always know, just as Sergeant Hagel was there for his own brother, Secretary Hagel will be there for you.'

2. PRESIDENT OBAMA, nominating former Senator Chuck Hagel, who saved his brother's life in the Vietnam War, to be the next Secretary of Defense

'It's stupidity. But you can't arrest somebody for being stupid.'

3. FRED ABDALLA, sheriff of Jefferson County, Ohio, explaining why he didn't arrest the teens...

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