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"@TheJusticeDept will defend the right of protesters to peacefully demonstrate" —Holder on the situation in Ferguson:
"The future is won by those who build and not destroy and the world is shaped by people like Jim Foley." —Obama:
"When people harm Americans anywhere, we do what is necessary to see that justice is done." —President Obama
"Today, the American people will say a prayer for those who loved Jim." —President Obama on ISIL’s murder of Jim Foley
"One thing we can all agree on is that a group like ISIL has no place in the 21st century." —President Obama
"People like this fail…because the future is always won by those who build, not destroy." —President Obama on ISIL #Iraq
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"No just God would stand for what they did yesterday, and what they do every single day." —President Obama on ISIL's murder of Jim Foley
"ISIL speaks for no religion. Their victims are overwhelmingly Muslim, and no faith teaches people to massacre innocents." —President Obama
"I spoke to the Foleys and told them that we are all heartbroken at their loss, and join with them in honoring Jim." —President Obama
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"Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." —President Obama
Happening now: President Obama delivers a statement. Watch →
At 12:45pm ET, President Obama will deliver a statement. Watch here →
Read Attorney General Eric Holder's message to the people of Ferguson →
AG Holder is en route to Ferguson. See his most recent statement on the developments there.
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"We've got to use this moment to seek out our shared humanity." —Obama on #Ferguson:
This summer, U.S. job openings reached their highest level in more than 13 years. Double tap to share the good news. #ActOnJobs #ChartOfTheWeek
In June, U.S. business owners posted 4.67 million job openings—the most since February 2001 →
"We've got to use this moment to seek out our shared humanity that's been laid bare by this moment: The potential of a young man and the sorrows of parents, the frustrations of a community, the ideals that we hold as one united American family." —President Obama on the death of Michael Brown and the
"A champion for safe, affordable housing." —@VP swearing in @SecretaryCastro to lead @HUDgov:
President Obama on eliminating the Syrian regime's “most lethal declared chemical weapons” →
"What we have to do is make sure that the cause of justice and fair administration of the law is being brought to bear in Ferguson." —Obama
"Part of the ongoing challenge of perfecting our union has involved dealing with communities that feel left behind." —President Obama
“In too many communities around this country, young men of color are left behind and seen as objects of fear.” —President Obama #Ferguson
"We’ve got to use this moment to seek out the shared humanity that’s laid bare by this moment." —Obama on the situation in #Ferguson