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PunditWire’s daily quotes are furnished by American University School of Communication’s Simpson Fellow, Rachel Coyle, who is continuing the mission of Rev. James Simpson on contemporaryquotations.org.

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  • March 30, 2015

    “My friend Senator McConnell, don’t be too elated. I’m going to be here for 22 months. And you know what I’m going to be doing? The same thing I’ve done since I first came to the Senate.”

    -Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, video announcing that he would not be seeking reelection for another term, March 27, 2015

  • March 29, 2015

    “You can’t do sweatpants… ladies – number one cause of divorce in America. Sweatpants – no!”

    -Eva Mendes, American actress and model, on keeping husband Ryan Gosling happy. Interview with “Extra,” March 18, 2015

  • March 28, 2015

    “Everyone needs to take personal responsibility for what they write and not this misinterpretation and shaming culture on social media to persist. And, by the way, I’m pressing charges.”

    -Ashley Judd, American actress and political activist, Twitter, March 15, 2015

  • March 27, 2015

    “I’ve made my decision — I’m out. I’m out of the Republican Party. I am not a Republican. I will not give a dime to the Republican Party. I’m out. All this stuff that they said…they were going to stand against ObamaCare and illegal immigration — they set us up…Enough is enough. They’re torpedoing the Constitution and they’re doing it knowingly.”

    -Glenn Beck, political pundit and conservative talk show host. “The Glenn Beck Program” on TheBlaze.com, March 18, 2015

  • March 26, 2015

    “I will say this, I don’t know if he’s gay or not. But if he is, he’s forfeited any right to privacy because he votes anti-gay.”

    -Barney Frank, former Massachusetts Democratic Congressman and one of the first openly gay members of Congress, when asked for comment about Illinois Republican Aaron Schock’s resignation. Business Insider, March 17, 2015

  • March 25, 2015

    “Hey, Obama. I hope you make better decisions in that presidency than you did about Georgia State.”

    -Ron Hunter, head coach of Georgia State’s men’s basketball team, after his #14 team upset #3 Baylor in the March Madness tournament – which President Obama had not predicted in his bracket. Speaking to the team on camera after the game, March 19, 2015

  • March 24, 2015

    “Life would be too dull without rumors.”

    -Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, during his first appearance in public after a 10-day disappearance – which had led to rumors of illness or a political coup. Speaking to reporters, March 16, 2015

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