"Knowing what we know now, I would have not engaged. I would not have gone into Iraq."
—former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on the stump in Arizona, reversing himself after telling Fox News' Megyn Kelly that he would have authorized the Iraq War, May 14
"You don't necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this country."
—Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.), who is running for the Democratic nomination for president, on CNBC, May 26
"This is a moment when we can say that that flag, while an integral part of our past, does not represent the future of our great state."
—South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, in a press conference calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds, June 22
"I have lost a lot during this presidential run defending the people of the United States."
—statement from Donald Trump, released three weeks after he announced he was running for president, July 6
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