Quotes of the Week

He’s surrounded by enemies up there, and I want to show support for him in Texas. I’m just hoping it’s like this around the country.

Ted Cruz supporter Sharon Alford, quoted in The Washington Post at a rally in Houston

I’m all about accepting all the blessings I can get from the Lord, so that’s all good.

Gov. Rick Perry, quoted in the San Antonio Express-News answering a question as to whether Texas could receive blessings for Texas A&M's decision to open a campus in Nazareth

I do media every day, and I'll raise as much hell as I can.

Rock musician Ted Nugent on his new role as the treasurer and co-chairman of former Rep. Sid Miller's campaign for agriculture commissioner

I’m not interested in being part of a country club. I’m interested in getting something done.

Steve Mostyn, a trial lawyer and the state's top Democratic donor, on the formation of a new trial lawyer group

I regret how I handled that situation, and I would like to offer you my apologies.

U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, in a letter to the National Park Service apologizing for his confrontation with a park ranger during the government shutdown

Quite simply, the job I most want is the one I already have.

Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns in an email to supporters announcing that he would not run to succeed Wendy Davis in the Senate