"He's weird. Dude is weird." — U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond to POLITICO, describing fellow U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.
"He is, in many ways, the conscience of the U.S. Senate." — Arizona Sen. John McCain, describing Sen. David Vitter at an event in Baton Rouge last week, as reported by Julia O'Donoghue of NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. McCain was at a campaign event for U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is running against U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in the Nov. 4 election.
"Louisiana has the most unique and free election system in the country, where voters have so many options and time to review." — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to Breitbart News, endorsing the state's "jungle primary" system while also endorsing Rob Maness for Landrieu's Senate seat.