-Former Obama White House press secretary Robert Gibbs speaking about the Democratic Party's midterm challenges
"Remember when Domino's finally admitted they had bad crust? Think Republican Party. Admit it; bad crust. We need a different kind of party."
- Republican Senator Rand Paul talking about the need for the Republican Party to reinvent themselves during a visit to UC Berkeley.
"If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2 o'clock in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and said 'where do you think you are?' They would say, 'this must be America. This is a modern airport.' If I took them blindfolded and took them to LaGuard
-Vice President Joe Biden
“House Republicans have indicated that they intend to demand concessions in return for not holding our creditworthiness hostage a fourth time. To do so would be foolish and irresponsible."
-Steny Hoyer, Congress, Maryland.
-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on starting a motion to eliminate the use of the filibuster against most presidential nominees, a change that would be the most fundamental shift in the way the Senate functions in more than a generation (11/21/13)
“Hopefully it means that the tea party people will start to realize that it’s better to work within the Republican Party than to continually make it very difficult to elect Republicans.”
"I want everyone in the city to see this tape. I don't even recall there being a tape or video. I want to see the state that I was in."
“Make no mistake: The people of this city have chosen a progressive path, and tonight we set forth on it, together.”
“We know that his intent was either suicide or to do something that would cause police to shoot him, which we call ‘suicide by cop.’”