"I literally haven't spent 15 seconds focusing on that or thinking about that. I am 1,000 percent focused on my present job and my responsibilities." — Sen. David Vitter, asked if he was planning to run for governor in 2015 during a Feb. 6 appearance before the Press Club of Baton Rouge.
" ... which, as you can imagine, makes them love me even more." — New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Chief Ronal Serpas Feb. 8, at a City Hall press conference where he announced NOPD officers on foot patrol during Mardi Gras would be wearing big, shiny reflective vests.