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Political Quote of the Day

North Carolina’s uppity freshman senator.

“He ought to stay at home like Elizabeth Dole for awhile, then test the waters.”

—A North Carolina constituent comparing Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., who is running for president after four years in the Senate, to Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., who ran for president before serving a day in the Senate (New York Times, July 8, 2003)