Quiz: Are You a Political Junkie? 10 questions for anyone who has a real addiction. By Liz Wolgemuth Oct. 23, 2008 Comments SHARE In what year was George Washington born? 1731 1732 Both A & B 1741 What newspaper published the infamous "Dewey Defeats Truman" headline? Chicago Tribune New York Post New York Daily News Boston Herald Who was the first president to give a televised speech? Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower John F. Kennedy This presidential candidate resigned from the staff of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Barry Goldwater Stuart Symington George McGovern Robert Kennedy 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? Aspercreme Vaseline LazyShave MaxFactor pancake foundation How many presidential debates were held, in total, for the 1964, 1968, and 1972 elections? 9 0 3 10 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: "Thrown cocktail parties and had dinner ready" "Ironed sheets" "Baked cookies and had teas" "Knitted sweaters and stockings" By how many votes did President George Bush win Florida in 2000? 537 617 4,137 73,773 When did Sen. John McCain first meet his vice presidential pick, Gov. Sarah Palin? At a National Chamber of Commerce luncheon in February 2007 On the Straight Talk Express in early August On the steps of the Capitol building in November 2007 At the National Governors Association meeting in Washington in February 2008 What is Joe the Plumber's last name? Worzelbacher Wurzelberger Wurzelbacher Worzelbergler Answers to the Quiz: Are You a Political Junkie?