The question: Who was the last person appointed to the Senate who was defeated in the primary later in the same year?
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The answer? It was in 1996, when Bob Dole picked Jack Kemp as his running mate. Eight years earlier, Dole and Kemp both ran for the GOP presidential nomination, which was won by George Bush.
And the randomly selected winner is … Mike Donohue of Shelburne, Vt. Mike wins the coveted Political Junkie button.