Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) had this instant classic, which was the talk of the after-party: “Jeb Bush looks like he’s running for president. So now we know what the Bush family means by ‘no child left behind.’”
Robert Gates, former Defense secretary, and this year’s Alfalfa president: “When it comes to drones, I do think we need to reduce their number. The 435 we have in the House is enough. …

“Mike Bloomberg had a tough time as mayor of New York. The city’s soda vendors turned their backs on him. …

“Washington is the only place where you can see someone walking down Lovers Lane, holding his own hand.”