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April 25, 2014

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The second session of the 113th Congress is now fully under way.

And while we’re happy for the steady stream of fresh content, the truth is, it is an election year. So who knows how much time we have with the following striking personalities once the legislative wheels come careening off.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

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(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Folk hero? Conniving villain? Canadian?

 

 

We prefer to think of Cruz as the Senate’s wildest card.

 

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas

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(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

For always shooting from the hip.

 

Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla.

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(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Sometimes what you don’t say speaks volumes about where you are at in your life.

Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill.

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He’s pals with Harvey Levin. His sartorial decisions spark media firestorms. And his mere presence on the Hill has prompted ‘shippers to flood the Internet with bawdy fan fiction.

You, sir, are gossip gold.

 

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.

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(Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

She’s an accomplished triathlete. A cheerleader for marriage equality. And, most importantly, she knows her way around a stack of flapjacks.

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Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas

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(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

As best we can tell, the man has never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like.

 

 

Fellow Republicans, on the other hand …

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