"that we somehow have to change the Constitution to do what we were elected to do is just wrong"
"The sad reality is that America no longer has a two party system, one of it's two parties has morphed into a cult."
-Sen. Tom Harkin
"What a sham what a scam I'd be tempted to just blow it off if it were not so cruel stupid and dangerous. It's cruel because it invents new rules on how we're going to calculate social security what we're going to do to medicare and it's stupid because it doesn't solve our problems and it's dangerous because it could bring our economy down, it does Cut, Cap and Kill Medicare."
-Sen. Barbara Mikulski
"But frankly under the leadership of Tom Coburn the gang of six proposal is from a fiscal conservative point, even better than what the bi-partisan deficit commission put out."
-U.S. Senator Mark Kirk
"I'm probably going to win or lose based on my stewardship."
"That's a classic Washington Gaff, when someone accidentally speaks the truth."
As much as this really is Bush's fault, you can't say that. Why? Because if 100 focus groups say that blaming him doesn't have anything to do with fixing the problem it is probably a good idea to pay attention to them. But don't worry, those focus groups also tell us they already do blame Bush.
"The case against same-sex marriage has been tested against reality. The case has not passed its test."
“I know Barack Obama is an intelligent person who would be fully in support of these human rights,”... “And I don't know what the political calculation is to pretend that you are not fully on board with that.”
"I'm committed to working with both parties to cut our deficits and debt but can't simply cut our way to prosperity."