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So they said

"I'm not asking them to end the world." — Gov. Mark Parkinson, on his request that lawmakers raise sales tax 1 percent for three years and raise the cigarette tax to the national average

"Someone asked me the other day, 'How many plans are there?' I said, 'In the House there are 125.'" — Rep. Joe Patton, R-Topeka, on the budget solution

"The high road of humility is not often bothered by heavy traffic in Washington." Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing