This Week’s Trivia Question
The president’s regrettable “Pocahontas” remark at a ceremony honoring Navajo code talker veterans from World War II is what prompted this week’s trivia question: Who was the last Native American to be part of a major-party presidential ticket?
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The answer is … Houston, which, in 2009 elected Annise Parker, who is openly gay, as mayor. She was re-elected to a two-year term in 2011 and again in 2013, and left office after 2015 because of term limits.
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