"And everybody knows that if they don't vote with her, she'll make their lives miserable. She can exasperate the hell out of everybody and make them feel better for it."

- Vice President Biden describing one of his former senate colleagues, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., at a New Orleans fundraiser for the three-term senator Saturday. She is seeking re-election in 2014. (Yes, the next election cycle has already begun). Biden described Landrieu as persistent and tough. "This woman has a way of doing things on the Senate floor that, if anybody else did it, would be exiled," he said.