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I guess this means my spring break in Siberia is off, my Gazprom stock is lost, and my secret bank account in Moscow is frozen.
Sen. John McCain on being targeted for sanctions by Russia
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The South Carolina senator, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

The South Carolina senator, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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We’re glad to hear the report is encouraging a debate on the performance record of federal anti-poverty programs.
Paul Ryan’s spokesperson in response to criticism that studies cited in his latest budget report are misrepresented. 
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In reality we — you and I — are both regulators.
Rick Metsger (a government regulator) addressing an annual trade meeting of the Credit Union National Association. The Center for Public Integrity details Metsger’s industry ties.
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It’s cold. Al Gore told me this wouldn’t happen.
Ted Cruz, speaking about energy policy during an event on Monday at the Conservative Policy Summit. 
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Everybody has a different definition of ‘safe.’
West Virginia public health official on whether the state’s tap water is safe to drink after last month’s chemical spill.
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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.