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This Week In Political Trivia: July 22

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  • 1. 
    What member of Congress began naming “Egregious Earmark of the Week” distinctions in 2004?
    • A. 

      Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

    • B. 

      Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.

    • C. 

      Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    • D. 

      Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn.

  • 2. 
    What former member of Congress used to work at Herman Miller, where he helped develop the "Equa Chair" aimed at making office seating comfortable and ergonomic?
    • A. 

      Former Rep. Pete Hoekestra, R-Mich.

    • B. 

      Former Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla.

    • C. 

      Former Rep. Joel Hefley, R-Colo.

    • D. 

      Former Rep. John Hall, D-N.Y.

  • 3. 
    What occasionally controversial member of Congress has said, "I don't have time to be polite"?
    • A. 

      Rep. Allen West, R-Fla.

    • B. 

      Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.

    • D. 

      Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.

  • 4. 
    What member of Congress flew a four-seat Piper Comanche plane across the district during his first campaign for the House?
    • A. 

      Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla.

    • B. 

      Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn.

    • C. 

      Rep. Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa

    • D. 

      Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.

  • 5. 
    What new governor played goalie on his college's varsity hockey team?
    • A. 

      Gov. Lincoln Chafee, I-R.I.

    • B. 

      Gov. Dan Malloy, D-Conn.

    • C. 

      Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis.

    • D. 

      Gov. Mark Dayton, D-Minn.