Quotations in the News

Updated: 05/02/2016 2:23 AM KSTP.com

"Our principal focus right now is Cleveland. We want to bring as large a contingent as possible to demonstrate the breadth of (Donald) Trump's appeal so that the party can see graphically what they're going to lose if they hijack the nomination from him." — Roger Stone, whose group Stop the Steal will be organizing ahead of July's Republican convention in Cleveland.

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"We love our girls. Thank you so much for so many years of joy. That's history tonight there, ladies and gentlemen, true American icons." — Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson after Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants for a final time in Providence, Rhode Island.

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"It felt like he wasn't himself probably the last month or two. I think he was just struggling with being sick a lot." — Ray Roberts, personal chef to Prince, who told the AP the late musician began wanting meals that were easier to digest and was fighting off waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs.

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