"It's fun being in Islamic countries, to know there's only one religion. There's order. You wear a burqa. There's no choice. People are happy with that."  

'"pop musician Prince, quoted in The Guardian, June 23

"A friend of mine who is a lobbyist downtown in Washington said, 'Durbin, praise the Lord. Come up with some more ideas. This is a full employment amendment. Everybody who is a lobbyist in Washington is working on this amendment. We just love you to pieces.'"  

'"Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on lobbyists' reaction to credit card swipe-fee regulation, quoted in the Credit Union Times, June 15

"I don't have a problem with appointing an openly gay person. Because they're not going to try to put sharia law in our laws."

'"Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain explaining how he would select his cabinet, quoted in ThinkProgress, June 7  

"Any ad which quotes what I said on Sunday is a falsehood."  

'"Newt Gingrich, Fox News, May 18