Watching Steve Scalise’s return to Congress is what prompted this week’s somewhat gruesome trivia question: Who was the last member of Congress to be shot while still in office?
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The answer is John Warner. A five-term Republican from Virginia, Warner decided not to seek re-election in 2008, and his seat went to Democrat Mark Warner, no relation.
The randomly selected winner is T. Nussbaum of Monticello, N.Y. T. wins the coveted P.J. button.