"He'd be an amazing speaker, but he's got to decide." -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, on the possibility that Rep. Paul Ryan could be elected to lead the House Republicans.

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"We're going to have to come together as a country to see how we can prevent these issues from taking place, but today, it's about the families, their grief and the love we feel for them." -- President Barack Obama, visiting the site of the Oregon shootings.

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"It's crazy. You don't think this stuff happens. When I think of Flagstaff, I think safety." -- freshman Cameron Sands, after an overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.