"I've never entered a race in my life that I didn't enter to win." — State Rep. Ernest Wooton, I-Belle Chasse, after bolting from the GOP to challenge U.S. Sen. David Vitter in the Nov. 2 general election as an independent.
"There will be time to discuss endorsements in the coming months." — Kyle Plotkin, spokesman for Gov. Bobby Jindal. Jindal has appeared with Sen. David Vitter at fundraisers, but has so far declined to endorse the GOP incumbent in the Senate primary.