"I think it is to his advantage and the country's advantage to have Congress buy into that." — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on whether President Barack Obama should seek approval from lawmakers on a broader military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq.
"You've lost your authority to govern this community. You're going to have to step aside peacefully if this community is going to heal." — St. Louis activist John Chasnoff, who attended a Ferguson City Council public meeting, the first since an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer.
"We assumed that there was a video. We asked for video. But we were never granted that opportunity." — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in an interview with CBS about the video that showed former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator.
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