"My wife says I should rent an apartment up here." — Rep. Todd Tiahrt (in photo), R-Goddard, in Overland Park, on one of the more than 40 days he's spent in Johnson County this year campaigning for the U.S. Senate
"Johnson County has become a second home." — Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, the other GOP contender for the U.S. Senate, who has visited Johnson County at least 85 times this year
"You go where the ducks are. The ducks are at about 135th and I-35." — University of Kansas political scientist Burdett Loomis, on the wannabe senators' attraction to Johnson County
"I want to be FOR things." — Moran again, speaking in Salina, noting he voted against the bailouts, cap-and-trade and Cash for Clunkers
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