Verbatim: Sep. 20, 2004

"It seems like it gets harder every year." PAT HAWLEY, 44, whose older sister, Karen Sue Juday, was killed on Sept. 11, at the ceremony at ground zero marking the third anniversary of the terrorist attacks

"It's absolutely essential that ... we make the right choice because, if we make the wrong choice, then the danger is that we'll get hit again." VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY, campaigning in Iowa, implying that a vote for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry would make another terrorist strike more likely

"What he said was meant to scare voters, period. It was way over the...

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