Quote of the Day

"We just passed a bill—$1.2 trillion in cuts. If it were about reducing the deficit, the statement has been made about seriousness to do that. This isn't about that. This isn't about reducing the deficit; it's about destroying the public space. It's about destroying federal involvement in education, clean air, clean water, food safety, public safety. You name it, they're there to diminish it, destroy it."—House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, on the goal of her Republican colleagues in Congress.

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