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Live-Blogging Hotline's Third Annual Political Pursuit!

April 28, 2011

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The Hotline's third annual Political Pursuit event is happening right now at at the Newseum. Stay tuned to Hotline On Call as we follow it live.

A recap of the three teams: The Hotline Insiders: (Rob Autry, Public Opinion Strategies; Paul Begala, CNN; Kiki McLean, Porter Novelli Public Services; Steve Lombardo, Lombardo Consulting Group, LLC). The Press Pass Team: (Dana Bash, CNN; Mark Preston, CNN; Chuck Todd, NBC News; Amy Walter, ABC News). Members Only Team: (Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska); Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.); former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.); Deloitte & Touche LLP; former Rep. Martin Frost (D-Texas), Polsinelli Shughart PC).

8:42 -- 5th round -- final question for (a 20 pointer!) Which state AG switched from Dem to GOP leaving no remaining statewide Dem constitutional officers? Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell.

8:41 -- 4th round scoreboard check:
Members: 220
Insiders: 135
Press Pass: 160

8:35 -- Sen. Begich displays his superior knowledge of Alaskan universities -- which college did Sarah Palin not attend? Sen. Begich guessed Mat-Su College; answer was University of Alaska-Anchorage ... But as Begich points out, Mat-Su is a part of Univ. of Alaska-Anchorage. Ruling on the field?

8:25 p.m. -- Third round scoreboard check:
Members: 180
Press Pass: 145
Insiders: 100

8:22 p.m. -- George Romney resigned as Michigan Gov. to assume what what position in the Nixon Admin? Members Team's Rep. Davis gets this one. After some initial hesitation, he answers just in time ... HUD Sec.!

8:17 p.m. -- Which two states did President Obama win in 2008 that no Democrat had won since '64? Press Pass' Chuck Todd without hesitation: Indiana and Virginia. Ice water in his veins...

8:14 p.m. -- Hotline quizmaster Quinn McCord on the mic. Top of round 3 (a buzzer round): know your Senate history.

8:04 p.m -- Break out the beer! Well, okay, at least a beer-related question -- which beer was not consumed at the famous 2009 White House "beer summit"? Yuengling.

7:56 p.m. -- Lotsa House questions early on -- early head-scratchers nobody got correct: Which Member of the House represents the largest number of constituents? The answer? Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.). And what about the the fewest? Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) .


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