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Speakeasy: Sen. McCain mocks his Jeopardy performance

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Yeas and Nays,Politics,Nikki Schwab

"Loser again."

-- Sen. John McCain's crack when retelling reporters a story this week about how he performed on the game show Jeopardy back in 1965, according to a report in the Washington Times. McCain was given the clue, "Cathy loves him, but she married Edgar Linton instead." At the time, McCain answered "Wuthering Heights," the name of the Emily Bronte novel the characters are depicted in. The correct answer? Heathcliff, the character's name instead.

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