Next week, Americans will decide whether Barack Obama will remain president, or Mitt Romney will take over. It's been a topsy-turvy campaign with some unusual personalities making their mark along the way. Can you name five of them?



John King

publication date: Friday, November 2, 2012

category: Journalism

clue: Keep an eye out for this anchor when you watch the election returns on CNN this Tuesday. Who's the king?

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Kelly Hardie


Stephanie Cutter

publication date: Thursday, November 1, 2012

category: Government

clue: One of Obama's campaign managers gets criticized for her slicing remarks.

explanation: Cutter was known for her tough rhetoric in campaign appearances. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Kelly Hardie


Julian Castro

publication date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

category: Government

clue: Keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention seems like quite a prominent role for the mayor of San Antonio.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Kelly Hardie


Herman Cain

publication date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

category: Government

clue: Allegations of sexual harassment and adultery brought down this former pizza magnate's campaign for the GOP nomination.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Kelly Hardie


Paul Ryan

publication date: Monday, October 29, 2012

category: Government

clue: In January, this fiscal conservative and fitness buff could become the first vice president from the state of Wisconsin.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Kelly Hardie


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