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I get how devastating high taxes are to job creation.

I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ's true love and forgiveness.

We must never forget what government is not. Government is not a philanthropic organization. Government is not the family. And government certainly is not the church.

I think that it's important that the American people know that Barack Obama didn't have a mild association with Bill Ayers, he had a very strong association with Bill Ayers. Bill Ayers is not someone that the average American wants to see their president have an association with.

I've given birth to five babies and I breastfed every single one of these babies. To think that government has to go out and buy my breast pump for my babies. You wanna talk about the nanny state? I think we just got the new definition of a nanny.

The American people's vote can't be bought.

Certainly people make mistakes in their life. I'm no different, I've made mistakes. When people mess up, we forgive them. When I mess up, I ask for forgiveness.

I think that the American people are curious about who a candidate is, what their background is, who their family is, what their faith experience has been, their education, their work experience. All of those are factors that voters look at because they want to take a measure of the individual.

We need a strong, bold constitutional conservative who won't back down and who will fight for the values we believe in. That's what we need for our nominee, whether it is me or whether it is someone else.

We're running out of rich people in this country.

What I want to do is to make sure that we fully repeal Obamacare. This will be one of the largest spending initiatives we will ever see in our country. And also, it will take away choice from the American people.

During my first term in Congress, I signed a pledge that I will take no more earmarks and I've been faithful to that pledge.

All of the problems we're facing with debt are manmade problems. We created them. It's called fantasy economics. Fantasy economics only works in a fantasy world. It doesn't work in reality.

I am a fighter. I'm not just there to go along and get along.

I do support a constitutional amendment on marriage between a man and a woman, but I would not be going into the states to overturn their state law.

Well, what did we buy? Instead of a leaner, smarter government, we bought a bureaucracy that now tells us which light bulbs to buy, and which will put 16,500 IRS agents in charge of policing President Obama's health care bill.

Both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich supported the Wall Street bailout.

Carbon dioxide is natural. It is not harmful. It is part of Earth's life cycle.

Deprivation sometimes can be one of the most marvelous teachers.

Everything I need to know, I learned in Iowa. I grew up here in Iowa.