"It would be great if politics were fact-based, but it is not, and it is surely not nuance-based. What works in a classroom or a think tank does not work on Capitol Hill or in the White House. Obama sometimes seems to be running the Brookings Institution, not the country."
"If I have any talent at all it's from God, and my mom, who was on Capitol Records also."
"I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It's just amazing to me now that we'd walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill."
"Environmentalists hate sprawl - except when it comes to the size of their expansive pet legislation on Capitol Hill."