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So they said


“Biden believes in #life from conception, but @VP has voted for years to kill babies. #CanNotBeCatholicandProChoice #prolife” – U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler/Hutchinson, tweeting about Vice President Joe Biden just before Pope Francis addressed Congress

“Today the establishment lost. #Boehner” – Huelskamp, in a tweet after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced his resignation

“We’ve had just a horrific state legislative session here.… And they made Congress look functional.” – U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, speaking in Oswego

“I can walk into any school and talk to the janitor and I can tell you who the best teacher is in every school. They all know, so telling me you can’t figure that out, I don’t buy that argument.” – House Education Committee Chairman Ron Highland, R-Wamego, on the idea of including merit pay for teachers in a new school-finance formula

“It really can’t happen.” – former Health and Human Services Secretary and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, saying any politician promising to repeal the Affordable Care Act “is just not telling the truth”