"I've never asked a prime minister for anything."
- RUPERT MURDOCHNews Corporation chief, replying to questions at the Leveson Inquiry concerning his relationship with former Conservative PM Margaret Thatcher when undergoing his takeover of the Times of London newspapers
"There were senior legal managers working with the newsrooms ... at the time I didn't have the view whether they were insufficient or not."
- JAMES MURDOCHformer News International chairman, claiming he had no knowledge of alleged journalistic malpractice in the newsrooms of the British newspapers he oversaw, during answers at the Leveson inquiry Tuesday
"I'm tired of Republican, Democrat politics; I'm tired of blowhard radio people, blowhard television people, blowhard newspapers. They can take the job and shove it."
- ROY J. MCDONALDthe Republican senator, on scrutiny over his vote to support a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in New York; he is the second Republican state senator to back the measure, leaving it a single vote shy of passage
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