"These are relatively rare events for the Senate to scrutinize and not give the president deference for appointments."
Who teaches political science at George Washington University, on the Upper Chamber's fight over U.N. ambassador-nominee John R. Bolton.
"In the past Japan through its colonial rule and aggression caused tremendous damage and suffering for the people of many countries, particularly those of Asian nations. Japan squarely faces these facts of history in a spirit of humility."
Japanese prime minister, on his country's World War II aggression.