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So they said

“I really don’t want to go to the Final Four.” – Wichita State University president John Bardo, expressing the hope to The Eagle editorial board Wednesday, before it was announced that Shocker coach Gregg Marshall was staying at WSU, that he wouldn’t have to go to Indianapolis to interview potential replacements

“About half the people who call my office will say, ‘You tell Moran not to budge one inch on anything.’ The other half call and say, ‘Why can’t you all work together and get something done?’” – Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., at a recent gathering in Marion

“I have a problem with the politically correct notion that carbon dioxide, which is part of the natural cycle of life, is a, per se, pollutant and I urge folks who believe that to stop exhaling carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.” – Sedgwick County Commissioner Karl Peterjohn, lashing out at language in a county extension service report on ornamental horticulture programs as “misleading” and “factually incorrect”

“There’s no question our Constitution is in tatters.” – Secretary of State Kris Kobach, also saying on his Kansas City radio show that “given the weak spines of several Republican senators” he doesn’t think impeachment of President Obama’s “got a prayer”

– Rhonda Holman