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QOTD: At CPAC, McConnell compares Dems to ‘Golden Girls’

“Don’t tell me Democrats are the party of the future when their presidential ticket for 2016 is shaping up to look like a rerun of the ‘Golden Girls.’” -- Senate Minority…

QOTD: Rand Paul calls GOP ‘stale and moss-covered’

"The GOP of old has grown stale and moss-covered. I don't think we need to name any names, do we? Our party is encumbered by an inconsistent approach to freedom.…

QOTD: GOP lawmakers speak out after Obama meeting

"Let’s just say I think there’s built up over the past few years such an intense level of distrust that it will take more than just this meeting to repair…

QOTD: Paul Ryan, in slipup, talks destruction of health care

"This to us is something that we're not going to give up on, because we're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people." --…

QOTD: Commandant tells Marines to ‘save every round’ in light of cuts

"This is no time to do business as usual. Things have changed. The landscape's changed. We need you to be conservative in the way you do business, I need you…

QOTD: Carl Levin, 78, announces retirement from Senate

"I can best serve my state and my nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us … in other words, by doing my job…

QOTD: Rubio doles out hydration advice during filibuster

"Let me give you some free advice: Keep some water nearby." -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), during a Senate filibuster Wednesday led by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) that delayed a vote…

QOTD: GOP staffer says White House ‘jumped the sharquester’ on tour cancellations

"Inviting extra scrutiny of White House operations is not a smart play. The White House has jumped the 'sharquester.'" -- John Hart, spokesman for Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), on a White…

QOTD: Duncan walks back teacher ‘pink slips’ from sequester

“When I said ‘pink slips’ that was probably the wrong word. Language matters, and I need to be very, very clear.” -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan, during a news conference Monday…

QOTD: Obama fumbles ‘Jedi mind meld,’ White House plays along

"Even though most people agree that I’m being reasonable; that most people agree I’m presenting a fair deal; the fact they don’t take it means I should somehow do a…