This Week In Political Trivia: Feb. 25

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This Week In Political Trivia: Feb. 25

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What member of Congress, while raising children, used to practice estate and real estate law out of her home?
    • A. 

      Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

    • B. 

      Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V.

    • C. 

      Rep. Judy Biggert, R-Ill.

    • D. 

      Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y.

  • 2. 
    Before getting elected to congress, Rep. David Wu, D-Ore. worked for what two presidential campaigns?
    • A. 

      Gary Hart (1984) and Jimmy Carter (1980)

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton (1992) and Michael Dukakis (1988)

    • C. 

      Michael Dukakis (1988) and Gary Hart (1984)

    • D. 

      Gary Hart (1984) and Ted Kennedy (1980)

  • 3. 
    What senator opposed the nomination of former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun, D-Ill., to be ambassador to New Zealand in 1999?
    • A. 

      Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va.

    • B. 

      Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C.

    • C. 

      Sen. John Ashcroft, R-Mo.

    • D. 

      Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C.

  • 4. 
    What member of Congress admits to having lost a bid for student council president in middle school, as well as losing a race to become class president in college?
    • A. 

      Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

    • C. 

      Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

    • D. 

      Rep. Tim Scott, R-S.C.

  • 5. 
    What current governor did the late Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va. refer to as “Little Caesar?"
    • A. 

      Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind.

    • C. 

      Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif.

    • D. 

      Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.

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