Verbatim: Mar. 29, 2004

"At least this much is clear: Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam Hussein would still be in power today in Iraq." DICK CHENEY, Vice President, attacking presumptive Democratic nominee for President John Kerry's voting record on the war in Iraq

"No, I do not believe that he is, quote, weak on defense." JOHN MCCAIN, Republican Senator, expressing disagreement with some of the Bush Administration's attacks on Kerry

"I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it." JOHN KERRY, responding to Republican campaign ads that criticize his vote against a bill to authorize $87...

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