This Week’s Trivia Question

The announcement by California’s Dianne Feinstein that she will seek re-election next year is what prompted this week’s trivia question:   Who is the oldest woman EVER to serve in the Senate?

Submit your answer in the box below. We’ll pick a winner at random from the bunch. The winner will get a fabulous Political Junkie button. And don’t forget to sign up for our Political Junkie newsletter. You’ll get all the latest from Team PJ every issue.

Last week’s trivia question:   Before Steve Scalise (R-La.), who was the last member of Congress to be shot while still in office?

The answer is Gabby Giffords.  The Arizona Democrat was at a constituent event near Tucson in January of 2011 when she was shot in the head by Jared Loughner.  Giffords was seriously wounded and consequently was forced to resign her seat a year later.  She was one of 18 people shot at that event; six people, including a nine year old girl, died.

The randomly selected winner is Chris Miller of Charlotte, N.C.  Chris receives the coveted Political Junkie button.


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