"It's a big issue. It's much bigger than politics. This has got to be fixed. At home when you've got a problem like the plumbing's broken, you fix it."

- Gregg Reyes, a Republican Texas construction executive who met with senior Obama Administration officials about immigration Friday

"Republicans are asking for the right to govern, to control the legislative machinery starting in 2015. But they continue to struggle with that very responsibility in the one chamber they control. How many times have Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and his top lieutenants suffered similar embarrassments as support for leadership measures suddenly eroded in the face of a conservative revolt?"

- Dan Balz, Washington Post