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With job approval ratings in single digits, Congress is at record lows in public opinion. Is it because the nation's lawmakers are truly performing badly? Or is the institution – viewed by Founding Fathers as the preeminent branch – maligned and misunderstood? See how much you know about the Congress. Take our quiz!

2. Who described the US Senate as a 'saucer' to cool hot tea?

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James Madison

 

George Washington

 

Barack Obama

 

Lyndon B. Johnson

 
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