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This Week In Political Trivia: June 10

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  • 1. 
    What member of Congress from California was sharply criticized for securing a $200,000 earmark for a tattoo removal program?
    • A. 

      Rep. Howard Berman (D)

    • B. 

      Rep. Darrell Issa (R)

    • C. 

      Rep. Laura Richardson (D)

    • D. 

      Rep. Elton Gallegly (R)

  • 2. 
    What Republican member of Congress studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City?
    • A. 

      Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich.

    • B. 

      Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala.

    • C. 

      Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y.

    • D. 

      Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill.

  • 3. 
    The mother of what member of Congress fled Vienna as a teenager in 1938--soon after Germany annexed Austria--and was taken in by a Jewish foster home in the United States?
    • A. 

      Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.

    • B. 

      Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-Pa.

    • C. 

      Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y.

    • D. 

      Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.

  • 4. 
    What member of Congress is the brother-in-law of baseball great Hank Aaron?
    • A. 

      Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga.

    • B. 

      Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-N.C.

    • C. 

      Rep. David Scott, D-Ga.

    • D. 

      Rep. William Lacy Clay, Jr., D-Mo.

  • 5. 
    What Georgian nearly beat then-Rep. Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., in 1990?
    • A. 

      Crandle Bray

    • B. 

      Tony Center

    • C. 

      Ben Jones

    • D. 

      David Worley