'Tough as a boiled owl': Louisiana senator charms Washington with wit

Republican Sen. John Neely Kennedy seems to have a saying -- or three -- for just about anything, including the Senate floor debate this week on immigration.

"Now's the time: It's saddle up and ride," he told reporters Tuesday."Let everyone stand up and be counted before God and country," he told another set of reporters."It's time," he also said, "to put up or shut up."The Louisiana lawyer has been in the Senate a little more than a year, but he's already become one of the most sought-after interviews in Washington, in part because he spews out wit...