Verbatim: Aug. 2, 2004

"Time is not on our side." THOMAS KEAN, chairman of the 9/11 commission, urging adoption of its recommendations to make changes in U.S. intelligence gathering to avert another terrorist attack

"I know plenty of politicians assume they have your vote. But do they earn it?" PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, speaking to the National Urban League, asking black voters to reconsider their long allegiance to the Democratic Party

"This evidence is relevant." JUDGE TERRY RUCKRIEGLE, ruling in the Kobe Bryant case that evidence regarding his accuser's sexual activities around the time of the alleged rape will be allowed

"If they...