The Truth About Political Junkie

Well, not really.  But don't you want to find out which public official I'd like to be trapped with on a deserted island?  A revealing interview, courtesy Media Bistro's FishbowlDC.

Also, this week's Trivia Answer.

The last elected female senator to be defeated for renomination in the primary?  Hattie Caraway, an Arkansas Democrat, who lost the 1944 primary to J. William Fulbright.  Caraway, by the way, was the nation's first woman ever elected to the Senate.

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