Senator Harry Reid (D) Nevada:
Barack Obama – whom he described as a "light skinned" African-American "with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one"
Vice President Joe Biden (D) Mars:
"the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy."
William Jefferson Clinton (D) Ex-POTUS, Universal Stud:
Former President Bill Clinton's efforts to persuade Sen. Edward M. Kennedy to endorse his wife's presidential bid fell flat when Clinton told the Democratic lawmaker that just a few years ago, "Obama would have been serving the pair coffee."
Hillary Clinton (D) New York:
(Obama is) a truly inspirational speaker who has not done the spade work....