Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Here are the best quotes we heard from our sources today. (Click through to read the full stories.)

Congressman Tom Cole, a Republican from Oklahoma (pictured above, by J. Scott Applewhite​ for the AP): “I’m tired of people threatening members of their own team. What’s wrong here is Republicans treating other Republicans like they’re the enemy.”

Lenina Nadal, the communications director for anti-gentrification group, Right to the City: “It is an ideal time to  expand the idea that inhabitants not only have a right to their home, a decent, sustainable home, but also to the community they created in their city.”

Bran Ferren, co-founder of Applied Minds, Inc., about the Internet: “It is the most important storytelling invention since the concept of language.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here.)