"I was just informed by the United States Senate legal counsel’s office that law enforcement agents are conducting a search of the personal residence of Ryan Loskarn, the chief of staff of my Washington, D.C., office regarding allegations involving child pornography…I am stunned, surprised and disappointed by what I have learned."
— Sen. Lamar Alexander on the investigation of his chief of staff
"Over 30 years ago, while still a student, I learned of Nelson Mandela and the struggles in this beautiful land. It stirred something in me… And while I will always fall short of Madiba’s example, he makes me want to be a better man."
— President Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa