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So they said


▪  “We don’t have one statewide elected Democrat. We don’t have one statewide elected federal official. We don’t have one congressional federal official. So we’ve got nowhere to go but up, folks.” – former Wichita congressman Dan Glickman, at last weekend’s Kansas Democratic Party convention in Topeka

▪  “I’m not sure you can be a Democrat in Kansas and not be an optimist.” – former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, at the same event

▪  “I don’t think it’s fair to hold the kids hostage. I mean, this is really put the gun to the head and say, ‘Give me the money or the kids are going to get it.’” – Rep. Jerry Lunn, R-Overland Park, on the Kansas Supreme Court’s order to fix school funding by June 30

▪  “I have a feeling Lawrence may not be that conservative.” – Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at a campaign rally Thursday at the Douglas County Fairground