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Stuart G

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Sat Jan 11, 2014, 07:49 AM Jan 2014

Seeking Redemption, Somtimes With Familiar Ring: New York Times



Gov. Chris Christie’s lengthy press conference on Thursday had many echoes of previous political moments of regret. Herewith, strung together, apologies culled from notable speeches and statements made in the aftermath of wrongdoing or other officeholder embarrassments.

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I rise today to deliver a very difficult speech. : Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, 2009

I'll lay it out. It's going to hurt. And we'll let the chips fall where they may.: David H. Petraeus, former C.I.A. director , 2013

I join you keenly aware that I am regarded in a different light now than I was a year ago.:
Rep. Randy Cunningham of Calif., 2005

In recent weeks, serious questions have been raised about my conduct in office. ... I welcome any and all appropriate investigations.
Senator Richard M. Nixon of California, 1952

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Chris Christie’s 2-hour pity party: A mix of narcissism and bullying jsr Jan 2014 #1
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