2004 Election: Verbatim

"When you start a day like this in Jackson Hole, it's going to be a good day." DICK CHENEY, Vice President, after voting near his home in Wyoming

"I think I go into a monastery." GEORGE SOROS, philanthropist and Kerry supporter, asked before the election what he would do if Bush won

"Congratulations, Mr. President." JOHN KERRY, Democratic presidential candidate, conceding defeat to President Bush in a telephone call on Wednesday morning

"Appoint Senator Kerry ambassador to France." DON IMUS, radio talkmeister, on what advice he would give President Bush for his second term

"Reality is here, and I think we've...

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