"We all realized there was nothing there within the past 30 years."
Democratic Party consultant Doug Hattaway, on the responses of Democratic operatives at a focus group last year when asked what Democratic accomplishments they were most proud of.
"You're the man! Thank you very much!"
Gabriel Whitney's words to President Bush as he gave the president a surprise bear hug while receiving his diploma on June 19 during commencement exercises at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
"The mere claim that the Shiite stepchildren and the Kurdish highlanders can find a way out of darkness galls them."
Author Fouad Ajami about the attitude of Iraq's Sunni Arab neighbors to the new government in Iraq.
Gambling revenue at American Indian casinos in 2005, according to a report released June 21 by the Analysis Group. The figure represents a 15.6 percent growth rate for Indian gambling; in 2004, Indian gambling grew by 14.6 percent.