Verbatim: Mar. 1, 2004

"We are leaving one track, but we are going on another track that will take back America for ordinary people." HOWARD DEAN, onetime front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, withdrawing from the race

"I think he's nuts." GERALD MCENTEE, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, who withdrew his endorsement of Dean and says he unsuccessfully urged Dean to drop out of the race before the Wisconsin primary

"The President is not a statistician." SCOTT MCCLELLAN, White House press secretary, after the Bush Administration backed away from its earlier forecast that the U.S. economy would...

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