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I have full access to the recliner.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts, on his “residence" in his home state, a donor’s house that he pays $300 a month to occasionally stay at overnight. Roberts actually lives in Virginia. 
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Please do not touch the kids. This is prohibited by law.
Russian official, at a news conference explaining that gays are safe in Sochi.
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Baltimore’s police commissioner, whilst fielding questions about why the city’s homicide rate spiked last year though it fell elsewhere in the country.

Baltimore’s police commissioner, whilst fielding questions about why the city’s homicide rate spiked last year though it fell elsewhere in the country.

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Well, Lady Gaga said she’s addicted to it, and it’s not harmless.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) questions Attorney General Eric Holder about the president’s stance on pot during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
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I’ll break you in half. Like a boy.
Rep. Michael Grimm’s response to NY1 reporter asking about federal investigation into campaign spending fundraising after last night’s State of the Union address. Full video here
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Reporter asks White House press secretary Jay Carney about NSA “lurking in the background of your game of Angry Birds.” Here’s what he had to say via BuzzFeed. 
Read our story for full details on how intelligence agencies collect personal data from “leaky apps” like Angry Birds.

Reporter asks White House press secretary Jay Carney about NSA “lurking in the background of your game of Angry Birds.” Here’s what he had to say via BuzzFeed

Read our story for full details on how intelligence agencies collect personal data from “leaky apps” like Angry Birds.

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I don’t read any newspapers. My people tell me what I need to know.
Florida state attorney Angela Corey, Special Prosecutor in the George Zimmerman case, describing her media habits.
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If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee
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I should have said, ‘She is the woman of my life today.’

French president François Hollande, hedging an earlier proclamation of love for his long-time partner Valérie Trierweiler.

(via nytimes)

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Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee
A top aide in NJ Governor Chris Christie’s office, emailing a port authority exec weeks before lane closures caused massive traffic jams in a NJ town. Some say the headache was meant to stick it to a mayor that didn’t support Christie for reelection.
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There’s a Plan A.
Jason Furman, Chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, on whether there’s a backup plan if enough young people don’t enroll in Obamacare. via Wonkblog
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Sometimes some of us are lucky and some of us are not.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, responding to the New York Times’ investigation into child homelessness in the city.

(via Politicker)