"The sight of allegedly sophisticated politicians parroting complete tripe trivialises and demeans government and it has to be stopped. It's played a significant part in public disillusionment with politics and has led to the absurd situation where more people vote for 'Strictly Come Dancing' than voted in the general election."
"I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all."
"The debt-ceiling vote isn't about what will be done in the future it is about the integrity of America's commitment to support the bonds we issue. Elected officials have an obligation to maintain that integrity, regardless of whether they voted for the programs that required the borrowing in the first place."
"I think it's best if there's an amendment that goes on the ballot where the people can weigh in. Every time this issue has gone on the ballot, the people have voted to retain the traditional definition of marriage as recently as California in 2008."
"When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair."
"Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half."
"I would have voted 'no' on the Iraq war and 'yes' to Afghanistan."
"African-Americans who might have disagreed with candidate Obama's left-of-center politics voted for him in 2008 because electing a candidate with brown skin was too historic an opportunity to miss."
"I'm a Republican. I don't want to go to heaven and have to face my family up there and tell them I voted for a Democrat."
"There's a lot of women in the WNBA. There's a lot of women who could be here. To be voted by the fans says a lot - that people are aware of what's going on. I'm really thankful. I think they just really appreciate my talent so I'm definitely grateful."