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Joseph Lowery

“I don’t know what kind of a nigger wouldn’t vote with a black man running,” said Lowery. “All that [Obama] did with the stimulus was genius. Nobody intelligent would risk this country with Romney.”

Marion Barry

“Whatever the president wants, I think we ought to do. I mean, I haven’t been following it closely, but we need more stimulus so if the president wants more, he ought to get more. This is an example of how it works.”

David Axelrod

“In the face of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, Republicans in Congress chose to play politics with economic recovery and declared the Recovery Act a failure before it even began. They made a cynical bet that if the President fails, they win. Democrats chose to act by tackling the crisis head-on. Just over a year later, the Recovery Act is putting millions of Americans to work and helping the economy grow again.”

Joe Biden 3

“[The Stimulus was] an absolute success.”