So they said

“Delivering a knockout punch to the Democratic Party.” – Sedgwick County Clerk Kelly Arnold (in photo), speaking as Kansas Republican Party chairman about the GOP goal for future state elections

“Part of me believes this is Thelma and Louise about 10 miles from the Grand Canyon.” – Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., on the readiness of Obamacare for its Oct. 1 launch

“We’ve had 42 different swings at the bat. Forty-two different exhibition games. But we’ve never actually had a regular season.” – Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, on the anti-Obamacare votes before the House made avoiding a government shutdown dependent on defunding Obamacare