Verbatim: Jul. 4, 2005

"Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war. Liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers."

KARL ROVE, White House adviser, in a speech at a Conservative Party fund raiser in Manhattan, prompting calls from Democrats for his resignation or an apology, which the Administration dismissed

"Isn't it time for you to resign?"

EDWARD KENNEDY, Massachusetts Democrat, questioning Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld during a Senate hearing on the Iraq war about the "series of gross errors and mistakes" made on his watch


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