Verbatim: Aug. 27, 2007

'I just think it's time.'

KARL ROVE, on his decision to step down as President Bush's senior political adviser at the end of August

'We're still playing around with the question, Is he black enough? Stop that nonsense.'

MICHELLE OBAMA, wife of presidential hopeful Barack Obama, on her husband's biracial credentials, at a predominantly black Women for Obama event on Chicago's South Side

'How many dead Americans is Saddam worth?'

DICK CHENEY, in a recently surfaced 1994 video clip in which he theorized that trying to take over Iraq would lead to a "quagmire"

'We must learn to be good neighbors....

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