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How Many Senators Can You Name?

  1. May 29, 2016 #1
    I can do twelve.
     
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  3. May 29, 2016 #2

    fresh_42

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    Four and a candidate this year.
     
  4. May 29, 2016 #3

    jbunniii

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    The two from my state, plus a handful of others which may or may not still be in the senate. I don't pay much attention these days.
     
  5. May 29, 2016 #4

    Choppy

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    I can probably name a few of the historic ones, but I haven't really followed hockey in recent years.

    I was always more of a Leafs fan anyway.
     
  6. May 29, 2016 #5

    fresh_42

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    Congratulations for the title!
     
  7. May 29, 2016 #6

    Astronuc

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    I was going to ask which country, since Canada and Mexico have a Senate, and others as well.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senate#National_senates_in_the_world

    I can readily name 24, maybe 25, US senators, and some former ones. Three republican and one independent/democratic Senators have been candidates for president this year.
     
  8. May 29, 2016 #7

    Ygggdrasil

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    Checking on http://www.sporcle.com/games/g/senateus# I could name 22 US senators. Missed some obvious ones (Ted Cruz, Rand Paul), however.

    I count four in the GOP: Cruz, Rubio, Paul, & Graham.
     
  9. May 29, 2016 #8
    Waste of brain space. Who cares? I don't think that knowledge would come in handy even at a cocktail party. I think the only value of knowing the names of US senators starts and stops right here in this thread :oldtongue:

    The only one I could think of was Rubio, but I think he's not even in the Senate anymore. Barbara Boxer?
     
  10. May 29, 2016 #9

    fresh_42

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    Two of the four I know plus an Illinois candidate (2016) crashed my email account although I cannot elect them ... And the worst thing is, even if I could I won't.
     
  11. May 29, 2016 #10

    Astronuc

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    Yeah, I had forgotten he was in at the beginning. He placed in Iowa, but that was about it. He dropped out of the race two days after the Iowa caucuses.
     
  12. May 29, 2016 #11
    My list

    Barbara Boxer
    Dianne Feinstein
    Ron Wyden
    Marco Rubio
    Elizabeth Warren
    Ted Cruz
    Sheldon Whitehouse
    Orrin Hatch
    Bernie Sanders
    Al Franken
    John McCain
    Mitch McConnell
     
  13. May 29, 2016 #12
    I can name 8 without googling, but not their family names.
    That is strange of yours. No Hillary Clinton on it.
     
  14. May 29, 2016 #13
    She's hasn't been a senator since 2009. Ex-senators don't count.
     
  15. May 30, 2016 #14

    StatGuy2000

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    Not a Calgary Flames fan? I thought you were from Calgary, based on your posts.
     
  16. May 30, 2016 #15

    Bandersnatch

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    Two, no three! Palpatine, Amidala, and Jar-Jar Binks.
     
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