"Nobody has said I knew about this before it happened, and I think that's the most important question." — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, fielding reporters' questions about traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge. His aides last fall ordered the lanes blocked, apparently for political retribution.
"Joan was greatly loved by many. We will miss her dearly." — Former Vice President Walter Mondale, on the death Monday of his wife at age 83.
"We have waited so freakin' long for this!" — Seattle resident John Caro, celebrating the Seahawks victory over the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl.