In the past century, what sitting member of the House did the best running as a third candidate in the presidential general election?
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Last week’s question was: Bernie Sanders has been in Congress since 1991, elected each time as an independent. What lawmaker holds the record for longest service in Congress — House or Senate or combined — who was not a Democrat or a Republican?
The answer? Bernie Sanders.
And the randomly selected winner is … Pete Edmonds from Calif. Pete wins the coveted Political Junkie button.