"I wanted to exercise with Lew Perkins, but there was yellow tape all around." — Sen. Pat Roberts (in photo), R-Kan., explaining his tardiness for a Topeka event by joking about the controversy over gym equipment "loaned" to the KU athletic director
"Sometimes you open mouth and insert foot." — Roberts again, after flak over the Perkins joke
"Like a physician, we promise to do no harm." — Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., suggesting that as governor, he would fight budget, tax and welfare policies that undermine families
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