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February 09, 2012

"I would screw them out and send the interns out to get me some of those good Edison lightbulbs. And those interns would come back sometimes empty-handed in tears, because they couldn't come up with a regular Edison light-bulb."

– Rep. Steve King on energy-saving bulbs installed by House Office building janitors, who he referred to as then-speaker Nancy Pelosi's "Stasi troops"

February 08, 2012

"I was the perfect candidate. America had their chance with the perfect candidate."

– Michele Bachmann

February 06, 2012

"If it's an honest rape, that individual should go immediately to the emergency room. I would give them a shot of estrogen."

– Ron Paul, to CNN

February 06, 2012

"Once they have a nuclear weapon, let me assure you, you will not be safe, even here in Missouri."

– Rick Santorum on Iran

February 03, 2012

"He's going to lose. He doesn't resonate, you know?"

– Donald Trump on Mitt Romney, last April

"It's my honor, real honor, to endorse Mitt Romney."

– Donald Trump, yesterday

February 02, 2012

"I'm concerned about the poor in this country. We have to make sure the safety net is strong..."

– Mitt Romney, several weeks ago

"I'm not concerned with the very poor. We have a safety net there..."

– Mitt Romney, yesterday

January 30, 2012

"I actually think the right independent could win... It's not something I want to do... But if I don't see a person that, number one, is going to win -- that's tantamount -- I would certainly think about doing it after the show ends... I hope I don't have to. But I may -- absolutely. The number one thing for me is this country. Our country is in a lot of trouble. So I may. I hope I don't have to."

– Donald Trump, putting the country on notice

January 28, 2012

"If murderers (and I would include abortionists, rapist, and kidnappers, as well) are actually executed, it will at least have the deterrent effect upon them. For my money, we should go back to public hangings."

– state Rep. Larry Pittman, in email to entire NC General Assembly

January 27, 2012

"For me to be standing here in the final four is about as amazing a thing that I could have ever conceived of happening."

– Rick Santorum

January 25, 2012

"I believe in an America where millions of Americans believe in an America that's the America millions of Americans believe in. That's the America I love."

– Mitt Romney in stump speech