'It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.'

1. JOHN ROBERTS, Chief Justice of the U.S., in the opinion he authored that upheld President Obama's health care law; he was joined by four other Supreme Court Justices in the 5-4 decision

'For all of you who saw me as a groundbreaker, I'm sorry I couldn't carry the ball over the finish line.'

2. ANN CURRY, telling viewers she would be leaving the Today show after less than a year as co-host; Curry has said her departure was not her idea but NBC's


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