— Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) when asked if his views had changed on gay marriage, according to Politico.
— Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) on the $142 million memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower designed by architect Frank Gehry for the National Mall, according to the New York Times.
— President Obama to the Senate Democratic conference on Tuesday, according to 'Politico'. The President was defending himself from attacks that his administration has told Congress little about the legal justifications for his drone policy.
— Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to Foreign Policy.
— First tweet from @Pontifex, the Vatican's Twitter account, after Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was announced as Pope Francis. The Latin phrase can be translated as "WE HAVE POPE FRANCIS." Bergoglio is the first Pope ever elected from the Americas and the first Jesuit.
— Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on HBO's "House of Cards", according to Politico.
— Afghan President Hamid Karzi claiming Sunday that the Taliban suicide bombings, which killed at least 18 people, are part of a joint U.S.-Taliban plot so that U.S. combat forces can stay in the country beyond their 2014 deadline for pulling out. U.S. officials denounced the claim as "totally false."
— Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush explaining to Michael Gerson his position on immigration and why it seems at odds with his new book with Clint Bolick, 'Immigration Wars.'
— Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), quoted by the Washington Post, ending his filibuster after nearly 13 hours and looking forward to using the bathroom.
— Patrick Ventrell, a spokesperson for the State Dept., on the rumors that the U.S. was behind the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
— Mitt Romney on his 2012 presidential campaign on Fox News Sunday.
— President Obama in the third presidential debate in October.