publication date: Friday, May 27, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Government

clue: This Midwestern senator overwhelmingly defeated her legitimate opponent in her 2012 bid for re-election.

explanation: McCaskill, senator from Missouri, defeated Todd Akin, who was unpopular after making controversial comments about "legitimate rape." more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Joanna Woods


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