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Jim McDermott: Quiz


Question 1: In 1987, McDermott left politics to become a Foreign Service medical officer based in Zaire, providing psychiatric services to Foreign Service, USAID, and ________ personnel in sub-Saharan Africa.
Elaine ChaoSargent ShriverJohn F. KennedyPeace Corps

Question 2: ________, who was part of the Gingrich conversation, sued McDermott for illegally leaking the tape; U.S.
Jim ClyburnJohn BoehnerEric CantorNancy Pelosi

Question 3: Lawyers for 18 news organizations — including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, The Associated Press, the New York Times and the ________ — filed a brief backing McDermott.
Donald E. GrahamSlate (magazine)NewsweekThe Washington Post

Question 4: Shortly afterward, McDermott leaked the tape to several media outlets, including the ________.
International Herald TribuneThe New York TimesThe Boston GlobeThe New York Times Company

Question 5: Voting record maintained by ________
Donald E. GrahamThe Washington PostSlate (magazine)Newsweek

Question 6: The illegal recording was made by a ________ couple, John and Alice Martin, who overheard a conversation between Rep.
MassachusettsNew JerseyNorth CarolinaFlorida

Question 7: On March 26, 2008, an indictment unsealed in Detroit accused Muthanna Al-Hanooti, a member of a ________ nonprofit group, of arranging for McDermott, Rep.

Question 8: He serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and is a member of the House ________.
Congressional Progressive CaucusCongressional Black CaucusDemocratic Party (United States)Dennis Kucinich

Question 9: David Bonior of Michigan and Mike Thompson of ________ to take a trip to Iraq in 2002, a few months before the U.S.
CaliforniaLos AngelesSacramento, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 10: It was from this series of events that McDermott earned the nickname "________ Jim" , often used by his opponents to call attention to his controversial Iraq visit.

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