10/14/2013 1:42 AM
Quotations of the day
By The Associated Press
"We're struggling. And I'm not alone. Everybody I know is like this." — Gigi Liaguno-Dorr, who needs $2 million to rebuild a bayfront restaurant that was a major employer in Union Beach, N.J., before being destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
"The Constitution tells us what we have to do and we can't control our workload. It walks in the door, whether we're funded or not funded." — U.S. District Court Chief Judge Loretta Preska in New York, who has put all civil cases except those already in trial on hold at the request of the U.S. Attorney there due to the government shutdown.
"The pain that I feel today is beyond excruciating." — Mahmoudou Ibrahim, who lost three children when a boat capsized in Mali.
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