Heard on the Hill: Overheard on the Hill

“I am a proud Cougar, and as you well know, Cougars are silent, fast, and deadly. We welcome Southern Miss to Houston, Texas, the 12-0 Cougars, and we plan to give you all the barbecue you can eat as we celebrate the victory. ... Cougars — ready to pounce on you.”

— Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) loses herself in a football rivalry.