"This is the best of a long list of bad options." - Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., after the Republican-controlled House voted to give the Obama administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels against Islamic State militants.
"Not only is it not necessary. We don't want them. We won't allow them. Full stop." - Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's new prime minister, in ruling out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country.
"Rob will beat this." - Doug Ford, brother of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy.