Verbatim: Jul. 5, 2004

"F___ yourself." VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY, to Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, on the Senate floor after members gathered for their annual group photograph. Cheney later admitted that he "probably" cursed at the Senator, who has made accusations of cronyism in the granting of contracts to the Vice President's former company, Halliburton. Cheney added that he "felt better afterwards"

"I was the buffet, and he just couldn't resist the dessert. That's not how it was." MONICA LEWINSKY, former White House intern, on how Bill Clinton portrayed his sexual relationship with her in his just published memoir

"Over 20 years...

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