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So they said

▪  “The bottom line is but for borrowing and money shuffling, the state of Kansas would be insolvent. The checks would not be clearing.” – Rep. John Carmichael, D-Wichita, in the Topeka Capital-Journal

▪  “We will roll our sleeves up, get to work and figure out how to make our budget work.” – House Majority Leader Jene Vickrey, R-Louisburg, also in the Capital-Journal

▪  “He knew every congressman and every senator by their first name.... He was directly involved and that was helpful. We got a lot done. Of course, he liked to take the credit, but we got a lot done.” – Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., asked about President Clinton in a talk to the Ottawa Rotary Club

▪  “I’ve expressed enough.” – Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., when asked Friday by a Kansas City TV station about his statements supportive of Senate consideration of the president’s Supreme Court nominee