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This Week In Political Trivia: April 15

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  • 1. 
    What member of Congress referred to President Obama as "probably the dumbest person walking around in America?"
    • A. 

      Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas

    • B. 

      Rep. Allen West, R-Fla.

    • C. 

      Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.

    • D. 

      Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.

  • 2. 
    What current senator became his sister’s legal guardian after their parents died young?
    • A. 

      Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

    • B. 

      Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska

    • C. 

      Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

    • D. 

      Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.

  • 3. 
    Who was the first former welfare recipient to be elected to Congress?
    • A. 

      Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho

    • B. 

      Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla.

    • C. 

      Rep. Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif.

    • D. 

      Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Ala.

  • 4. 
    Which Republican won reelection in 2010 with the campaign theme “Washington’s nuts?"
    • A. 

      Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill.

    • B. 

      Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas

    • C. 

      Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.

    • D. 

      Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich.

  • 5. 
    What member of Congress wrote his doctoral dissertation on the topic of congressional newsletters?
    • A. 

      Rep. David Loebsack, D-Iowa

    • B. 

      Rep. John Olver, D-Mass.

    • C. 

      Rep. Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill.

    • D. 

      Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.