Pennsylvania Republican chides his colleagues: “It’s time for all these D.C. games to end”

I think a lot of people around here have to get serious about governing… It’s time for all these D.C. games to end, all these palace coups or whatever the hell is going on around here, has to end, and we have to get down to the business of governing.

— Pennsylvania Republican Charlie Dent, speaking as the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly averted shutting down the Department of Homeland Security due to the Tea Party’s desire to force a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his executive order on immigration (via The Hill).