"Our members of Congress know their credit unions."
--Ryan Donovan, California/Nevada Credit Union League federal lobbyist, said of the groups' success in gaining more than 20 CURIA co-sponsors. "She is hugely popular in Iowa. I don't know if that means she's got a better chance of winning. The former governor of Iowa (Democrat Tom Vilsack) is running and Barack Obama is bringing a lot of enthusiasm."
--Iowa Rep. Bob Kressig (D-Cedar Falls) and director at $1 billion Veridian Credit Union on 2008 Democrat Presidential Candidate Hilary Clinton, who recently held town hall forums in Iowa. "Of course most of our members are not well known actors or stars. But we know them and whenever I go to a movie I always watch the credits and look for familiar names. If I see any I will tell them I saw them and they smile because they know if I saw their name I must have stayed in my seat for a little bit longer than many other people."
--Melissa Sklarz, director of collections for Actors Federal Credit Union, on the special bond credit union staff feel for their acting members.