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Question 1: Tauzin began his elective career in 1972, when he was elected to the ________ and served four full terms as a Democrat.
Members of the Louisiana House of RepresentativesLouisiana House of RepresentativesLouisiana State SenateLouisiana State Legislature

Question 2: A lifelong resident of Chackbay, a small town just outside Thibodaux, Tauzin graduated from Nicholls State University in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and earned a law degree from ________ in 1967.
Iowa State UniversityFlorida State UniversityVanderbilt UniversityLouisiana State University

Question 3: Even though he eventually rose to become an assistant majority whip, he felt shut out by some of his more ________ colleagues and sometimes had to ask the Republicans for floor time.
Classical liberalismIsaiah BerlinLiberalismDemocracy

Question 4: In spite of his father's support, the younger Tauzin was defeated by 569 votes by Democrat ________.
Rodney AlexanderCharlie MelanconDavid VitterJoseph Cao

Question 5: This link was explored at great length in an April 1, 2007 interview by Steve Kroft of ________.
Dan RatherCBS60 Minutes20/20

Question 6: For 15 years, Tauzin was one of the more conservative Democrats in the ________.
United States House of RepresentativesUnited States SenateUnited States CongressState governments of the United States

Question 7: He was a member of the ________ from 1980 to 2005, representing Louisiana's 3rd congressional district.
State governments of the United StatesUnited States CongressUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Senate

Question 8: Tauzin served as ________ of the Energy and Commerce Committee from 2001 until February 4, 2004 when he announced he wouldn't run for a 13th full term.
CensureChairmanParliamentary procedureQuorum

Question 9: In 1979, 3rd District Congressman ________, Louisiana's first Republican congressman since Reconstruction, was elected the state's first Republican governor since that time.
Edwin EdwardsBobby JindalBuddy RoemerDave Treen

Question 10: In addition, he was the original author of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act and the Cable Act – the only bills over the past decade to become law despite a ________.
VetoHungaryUnited States CongressUnited States







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