So they said

“The Republicans in the House, we must use our majority, our subpoena power, to expose the cancer that is growing in that house, and this presidency.” – U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (in photo), R-Fowler, also calling the president “Barack O’Nixon” at a tea party rally

“Too many Democrats and Republicans allowed politics to trump progress.” – U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, on her “yes” vote on the failed House farm bill

“Good Kansans with guns make all of Kansas safer.” – Sen. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, defending the new state law expanding concealed-carry

“Please, Kansas Legislature, look at this again. You have to start being more reasonable.” – Kansas Board of Regents member Dan Lykins, on state funding cuts for higher education and resulting tuition hikes

“If we don’t get it, we’ve got to cry.” – Rep. Scott Schwab, R-Olathe, mocking regents’ complaints