"They place a low value on human life — I think that's a true statement." — Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, on the Obama administration
"The president was elected fully on his own rights. He's a good man." — Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., adding that Obama "is trying to take a center-right country to a left-of-center country"
"There is no more devastating piece of legislation for rural America, for the Midwest, for agriculture, for farmers and for small business than this piece of legislation at a time like this economy, bar none." — Rep. Jerry Moran, on the "cap-and-trade" energy bill