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Soundbites of the week: Meet the new Terry McAuliffe, same as the old one

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Party in power

“Sixty parties in 60 days!”

— Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on hosting parties at the Executive Mansion

Reminder

"History shows that nations that uphold the rights of their people, including the freedom of religion are ultimately more just and more peaceful and more successful."

President Obama during the National Prayer Breakfast

Speed

"I'd like to get that Z06 with 0-60 in 3.4 seconds. 3.4 seconds! ... You tack that sucker up to six grand and this comes out of the hole like a bullet, man."

— Vice President Joe Biden talks about the new Corvette Z06

Time to wake up

"I wish we all lived in the Utopian world President Obama painted on Tuesday, but in just one week numerous news reports suggest this world belongs more in the realm of fantasy than reality."

— Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

Bold colors

“Everybody else told Reagan to shut up, too. They said, 'Shut up and wait your turn.'"

— Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Gushing over Gohmert

"I, by the way, have always found Louie to be unbelievably gracious every time I’ve seen him. Now, I don’t watch TV, I’ve got to admit. But he is a good man and a great storyteller."

— President Obama speaking about Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas

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