This Week’s Trivia Question
This week’s Political Junkie trivia question: Who was the first female African-American mayor elected in one of the nation’s top 25 cities?
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The answer is … Charles Curtis. The Senate majority leader from Kansas, Curtis — a member of the Kaw nation — was Herbert Hoover’s running mate in their successful 1928 campaign. The Republican ticket was trounced four years later, led by Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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