Election 2016



"My favorite are the articles on the Internet that blare: 'Rand Paul is not a libertarian.' Guess what? I'm a Republican…When I describe it, I say 'I'm libertarian-ish.'"
—Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), interviewed by Politico after announcing that he's running for president, April 7

"I don't throw anything away. I'm like two steps short of a hoarder."
—Hillary Clinton, interviewed by re/code's Kara Swisher, two weeks before admitting she deleted all the personal emails off her private server, February 24

"I'll tell you this: He ain't got no e-mail problems. He ain't got no foundation problems. What you see with Joe is what you get."
—former South Carolina Democratic Chairman Dick Harpootlian on why Democrats should nominate Joe Biden instead of Hillary Clinton in 2016, The Washington Post, March 4

"My mistake! Don't think I've fooled anyone!"
—tweet from Jeb Bush after it was revealed he checked "Hispanic" on a 2009 voter registration form, April 6