Quiz: Are You a Political Junkie?

10 questions for anyone who has a real addiction.

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  1. In what year was George Washington born?
  2. What newspaper published the infamous "Dewey Defeats Truman" headline?
  3. Who was the first president to give a televised speech?
  4. This presidential candidate resigned from the staff of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
  5. What did a Richard Nixon staffer dab on the presidential candidate's face before the first televised debate in 1960, possibly costing him the debate?
  6. How many presidential debates were held, in total, for the 1964, 1968, and 1972 elections?
  7. In 1992, Hillary Clinton, wife of then presidential candidate Bill Clinton, said she hadn't chosen to stay home and engage in these domestic activities:
  8. By how many votes did President George Bush win Florida in 2000?
  9. When did Sen. John McCain first meet his vice presidential pick, Gov. Sarah Palin?
  10. What is Joe the Plumber's last name?