|I'm here with the Girardo family here in St. Louis.
Speaking via satellite to Democratic National
Convention, while in Kansas City, Missouri, Aug. 25, 2008.
|Let me introduce to you the next President -- the next Vice
President of the United States of America, Joe Biden.
Slipping up while introducing Joe Biden
at their first joint campaign rally, Springfield, Illinois,
Aug. 23, 2008.
|Just this past week, we passed out of the out of the U.S.
Senate Banking Committee -- which is my committee -- a bill
to call for divestment from Iran as way of ratcheting up the
pressure to ensure that they don't obtain a nuclear weapon.
Referring to committee he is not on, Sderot,
Israel, July 23, 2008.
|Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel's.
It will be a strong friend of Israel's under a McCain...administration.
It will be a strong friend of Israel's under an Obama administration.
So that policy is not going to change.
Amman, Jordan, July 22, 2008.
|How's it going, Sunshine?
Campaining in Sunshine, Florida.
|On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line
of fallen heroes -- and I see many of them in the audience here
today -- our sense of patriotism is particularly strong.
Does Obama see dead people?
|Hold on one second, sweetie, we're going to do -- we'll do
a press avail.
To female reporter for ABC's Detroit affiliate
who asked about his plan to help American autoworkers.
|I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go.
At US presidential campaign event in Beaverton,
|Why can't I just eat my waffle?
Asked a foreign policy question by reporter
while visiting a diner in Pennsylvania during 2008 US presidential
|It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to
guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them
or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way
to explain their frustrations.
Explaining his troubles winning over some
working-class voters during 2008 US presidential campaign.
|The point I was making was not that Grandmother harbors any
racial animosity. She doesn't. But she is a typical white person,
who, if she sees somebody on the street that she doesn't know,
you know, there's a reaction that's been bred in our experiences
that don't go away and that sometimes come out in the wrong
way, and that's just the nature of race in our society.
Explaining comments about his grandmother
in 2008 US presidential campaign. In those comments he described
her as "a woman who once confessed her fear of black men
who passed by her on the street, and who on more than one occasion
has uttered racial or ethnic stereotypes that made me cringe".
|Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions.
Exasperated by reporters after news conference
during 2008 US presidential camapaign.
|You're likeable enough, Hillary.
Derisive remark about Democratic rival
candidate for the US presidency Hillary Clinton, made during
2008 Democratic debate.
|In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas.
Ten thousand people died -- an entire town destroyed.
On Kansas tornado that killed 12 people,
2007 speech blunder.
|My friends, we live in the greatest nation in the history
of the world. I hope you'll join with me as we try to change
Though widely attributed to Obama, he NEVER
SAID IT. Mark Steyn, writing in The Huffington Riposte, says
they are the words of Canadian reader John Gross who sent him
an all-purpose stump speech for the 2008 campaign, containing
the quote. Steyn posted it on the web at National Review, and
next thing the line was being attributed not to his correspondent,
but to Sen. Obama.
|Ok, look, you know, when I was a kid, I inhaled frequently.
That was the point.
Confessing to drug use to audience of US
magazine editors, November 2006.