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I would prefer more educated voters than a greater increase in the number of voters.
Georgia state Sen. Fran Millar complaining about DeKalb County’s decision to open early voting on a Sunday in an area “dominated by African American shoppers.” via Think Progress
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We like the path we’re on now. We can denounce it if it goes bad, and praise it if it goes well and ask what took him so long.
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) on why Republicans want to avoid an authorization vote for military action against ISIS (Kingston supports holding an authorization vote). via New York Times
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I should have called the Estonians when we were setting up our health care website.
President Barack Obama, after noting that in Estonia, people can access children’s grades and health records online.
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I’ve been in many debates that I think were a disservice to democracy … so anyone who says debates are always a service to democracy hasn’t watched all the debates that I’ve been in.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his refusal to debate ahead of the New York Democratic primary. 
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The Canadian Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted some advice for Russian soldiers entering Ukraine. Moscow claims that the soldiers are mistakenly crossing over, according to NPR. 

The Canadian Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted some advice for Russian soldiers entering Ukraine. Moscow claims that the soldiers are mistakenly crossing over, according to NPR

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What the NRA tweeted from its NRA Women account less than two days after a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed a gun range instructor who was teaching her how to use an Uzi. The tweet was deleted about an hour after it was posted without explanation, according to Huffington Post. 

What the NRA tweeted from its NRA Women account less than two days after a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed a gun range instructor who was teaching her how to use an Uzi. The tweet was deleted about an hour after it was posted without explanation, according to Huffington Post. 

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Somebody needed to say, ‘I’m in charge.’
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles on the violence and protests that erupted in his city after Michael Brown’s shooting by a white police officer (via New York Times)
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We tortured some folks.
President Barack Obama, talking about the United States in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. He was commenting on a Senate investigation on CIA interrogation techniques. 
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By November, swing voters won’t know whether they’re voting for a Republican or saving themselves 15 percent or more on car insurance.
Will Ritter, co-founder a Republican ad firm, on campaign ad-buying
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I’m familiar with your country; I love your country … anything I can do to make the relationship with India better, I’m willing and enthusiastic about doing so.
Freshman representative Curt Clawson, who mistook Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, two Americans who hold positions in the State Department and Commerce Department respectively, as representatives from India.
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It’s my commission. I can’t ‘interfere’ with it, because it is mine. It is controlled by me.

– New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, insisting in late April that he was not meddling in his anti-corruption commission.

The New York Times reported today that the governor’s office did, in fact, “deeply comprise” the ethics inquiry.  

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We need our male colleagues to understand that if you can bring it down to a woman’s level and what everything that she is balancing in her life – that’s the way to go.
Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., on GOP messaging strategy. 
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Mohammed Raghead
Placeholder name for a surveillance target, used in an NSA memo on how to properly format internal memos.