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Senator Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington, said in a telephone interview, "This is the first time the administration has said its stated purpose is to put Amtrak into bankruptcy." She added that "the independent board, by its silence, has put its stamp of approval on what the administration is doing, which is the exact opposite of what its mission is - to tell Congress what is necessary to keep Amtrak running."

- The New York Times - February 20, 2005