Washington’s a desolate wasteland this week. All House members and a third of the Senate are out campaigning, and even the Obama administration’s thinning out. We’re stuck holding the microphone. So we thought we’d hop across the country on this week’s podcast for the latest trivia question.
In Sacramento’s 7th CD, incumbent Democrat Ami Bera is seeking a second term. Bera was born in Los Angeles to parents from India. Who was the last member of Congress to be born in India?
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Last week’s trivia question was: If Senator Pat Roberts should lose in November, which state or states would then hold the longest GOP Senate winning streak?
And the answer is — Wyoming and Utah. Neither has elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1970. Ben Amrami of Los Angeles knew that … he’s this week’s randomly-selected winner. And he gets the coveted Political Junkie button!