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Tuesday Trivia: Congressional Campaign Edition

This week is all about Wyoming and Alaska

Wyoming House candidate Liz Cheney tapes a segment on Fox News' "Hannity" with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, in New York last year. (Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images file photo)

For this recess edition of trivia, we're going all congressional campaigns.

Question 1

Should Liz Cheney win Tuesday’s congressional primary in Wyoming, she would be on track to become one of the few female members whose father also served in Congress (Dick Cheney was Wyoming’s at-large representative from 1979-89). Which of the following women did not have a father who served in Congress?

A) Janice Hahn

B) Lucille Roybal-Allard

C) Shelley Moore Capito

D) Nancy Pelosi

Bonus points: Can you name all the fathers?

Question 2

Six years ago, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski lost to a tea party candidate in the Republican primary and had to launch a write-in campaign to win back her seat. Who was the tea partier?


Write in: 



#1: A) Janice Hahn. 

Roybal Allard’s father was Edward Roybal; Capito’s was Arch Moore; Pelosi’s was Tom D’Alessandro; Hahn’s was Kenny Hahn, who was on the LA County Board of Supervisors for 40 years.

#2: Joe Miller 

 The first correct answer was Jason Platt from La Habra, CA, congrats!


Email your answers to HOH@rollcall.com and the first correct answer will get a shout-out!


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