Quotes of the Week

I didn’t come here to be a wallflower, but I didn’t come here to get into a shouting match with everybody I meet either.

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, on his first two months in Congress

I think the technical term for what the Twitterverse is doing right now is 'blowing up.'

Ted Cruz during Rand Paul's filibuster

The policy’s stupid and we changed it. That’s the bottom line. Questions?

DPS head Steve McCraw, ending security checks for lawmakers at the Governor's Mansion

My message is this: Get off your ass. Get back in the game and fight.

Karl Rove, to California Republicans whose fortunes resemble those of Texas Democrats

The era of big paper is over.

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, saying courts need to modernize

Listing your wife, spouse, their occupation, that's one thing. But listing everything, you know, other types of stuff, how, how do you even know if they have it or not?  You can ask, but you, you don't know what those things are and you don't have any control over it. 

Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, on requiring disclosure from lawmaker's spouses

None of the funds made available by a division of this Act may be used to transport the President to or from a golf course until public tours of the White House resume.

Text of an amendment filed by U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, in response to sequester cuts