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Who is the current Texas House Speaker?
Who's the author of the controversial book "The Room Where it Happened?", which led to accusations towards the White House and the Justice Department for halting publications of the book?
What eggs are the source of the exotic cuisine "Jungle Caviar"
Former football coach Tommy Tuberville is currently running to represent what state in the U.S. Senate.
Juan Carlos I is the former king of what country?
Who is the only Christian Protestant in the Supreme Court
Who is the current moderator of Meet the Press?
The White house announced a Middle East diplomatic success when for the first time since 1994, Israel established normalized relations with what Arab nation?
United Arab Emirates
Larry Sabato is well known for his political analysis and his Crystal Ball newsletter, is from what University?
University of Virginia
Californian Governor Gavin Newsome called for the end of the selling of gas-powered cars by the end of what year?
What Supreme Court Justice was replaced by Ruth Bader Ginsburg after being nominated by Bill Clinton in 1993?
What country called for the resignation of Sonia Gandhi, ending the 74 year reign of the Gandhi political dynasty
TikTok is operated in which country?
Who is the current president of Nicaragua?
Steve Scully works as a commentator and a political editor with what broadcasting station?
What country is Jacinda Arden the Prime Minister of?
What region is moving more towards a leftist direction, commonly known as the "pink tide?"
What is the procedure "fracking" often associated with?
A 5-3 ruling by the Supreme Court refused to support a lower court ruling allowing a state to extend its deadline for receiving absentee ballots until six days after the election. What state?
What organization was recipient of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize?
World Food Programme
What space probe landed on the surface of Mars after traveling 300 million miles?
Art Acevedo resigned from Houston Police Chief. What city was he hired for a similar position?
What is the parent company of Yahoo?
Why are thousands calling for the resignation of Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro?
Mishandling of the Coronavirus.
Members of the Tamil organization have called for the United Nations to address the atrocities their group encountered over the past decade in what Asian Nation?
Republican Julia Letlow will replace her deceased husband who also served as a representitive in which state?
US Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks won one of the closest elections to Congress, beating Rita Hart by only 6 votes. Hart refused to concede in the election, claiming there was voter fraud. In what state did this occur?
Ursula von der Leyen holds what position?
President of the European Commission
What airline utilized the Boeing 777, in which the engine caught on fire and had to make an emergency landing in Colorado?
Abdallah Bamporiki was murdered in South Africa. Many people surmise that it was a targeted killing by President Paul Kagame. What nation does he lead?
Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth claimed she will not supprt any of Biden's nominees other than "diversity nominees" until one particular group in top administration posts is addressed. What group?
What South American country granted access to one million undocumented Venezuelan immigrants who fled their nation's economic and social collapse?
Out of control parties, influx of out-of-state-spring brekaers, and excessive alcohol consumption helped contribute to the street violence and even violence leading to over a thousand arrests in what area?
Ethiopian Abiy Ahmed has sent troops to take control of the Tigray region. The troops are more than likely entering Ethiopia from where?
C-SPAN's "Road to the White House 2024" was kicked off by an opening speech to a conservative organization in Iowa. Who delivered the speech?
Where is former head of Nissan Carlos Ghosn, who was charged with financial wrongdoing, supposedly residing, where he is beyond reach of Japanese Authorities?
What agency was Bill Nelson selected to lead?
Who acquired voice recognition company, Nuance for $16 billion dollars?
There is a massive dam being constructed that will affect the water supply of The Blue Nile? Where is it being located?
The Biden administration has reached an immigration agreement regarding 2 of the 3 Northern Triangle countries. Which Northern Triangle country was not part of the deal?
Boris Johnson recently launched an investigation into one of the lobbyist for which former Prime Minister of the UK?
Local authorities estimated 45 deaths due to a stampede for former President John Magufuli. What nation did he lead?
What country is home to energy companies SK Innovation and LG Electric Solution?
Violent riots have occurred in what UK city due to the British government failing to adhere to the terms of the 1990 "Good Friday Agreement?"
What is the purpose of the Istanbul treaty?
To prevent violence against women
Where was the overcrowded Cox'x Bazar camp that ended up catching on fire.
Which Las Vegas Corporation is engaging in a multi-million dollar campaign to bring casino gambling in Texas?
Las Vegas Sands
Who is the Republican Ranking member of the U.S. House of Intelligence Committee?
China recently announced a 25 year long partnership involving cooperation with the areas of nuclear power, energy, and weapons development with which Middle Eastern Nation?
Guillermo Lasso unexpectedly won a presidential election in which South American country?
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