Q What is the most embarrassing job youve ever had


Rep. Jim MoranJim MoranDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Billionaire Trump donor hires lobbyists to help vets Lawmakers: Chaffetz has a point on housing stipend MORE (D-Va.): “I was a paper boy for six years. There was one house where a young, attractive woman would always come to the door in a short negligee. It made me bright red. I’m sure she enjoyed it too. Then it was embarrassing. Now I’d enjoy it.”

Rep. Howard Coble (R-N.C.): “I was a helper on a garbage truck. It was hard, dirty work. I wasn’t even the driver — I was the helper. I was the guy who loaded and unloaded. It made me have an appreciation of sanitation workers.”

Rep. Sam JohnsonSamuel (Sam) Robert JohnsonSeven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation The Hill's Whip List: Where Republicans stand on tax-reform bill Texas GOP lawmaker won’t seek reelection MORE (R-Texas): “Just out of high school, I climbed poles and strung wire for Western Union.”

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.): “I worked in the post office, seasonal work. I was never a reporter — that would be embarrassing.”

Sen. Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayDemocrats turn on Al Franken VA slashes program that helps homeless veterans obtain housing: report The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Wash.): “I wouldn’t know.”

Rep. Doc HastingsDoc HastingsCongress just resolved a 20-year debate over Neolithic remains Boehner hires new press secretary GOP plots new course on Endangered Species Act reform MORE (R-Wash.): “I’m so old I can’t remember.”

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho): “I worked in a sauerkraut factory. I had to throw out my clothes every night because I stunk so bad.”

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.): “As a young man I loaded milk trucks, and that was an embarrassment because I had to get up at 3 o’clock in the morning instead of going to bed at 3 o’clock in the morning.”

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.): “I was a stock boy in a dime store, but I wasn’t very embarrassed about that. It was a sought-after job. I climbed poles for the public system. I worked as a gandy dancer on the railroad straightening rails in high school.”

Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Pelosi, Hoyer: Now is not the time to consider impeachment MORE (D-Texas): “I’ve never had an embarrassing job. All work is good work. The best job is always the one that you’re still looking for.”

Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohn (Johnny) Hardy IsaksonSenate ethics panel wants details on sexual harassment allegations Senate leaders push tax debate into Friday Senate Ethics Committee opens 'preliminary inquiry' into Franken allegations MORE (R-Ga.): “There’s no such thing as an embarrassing job. Work is a responsible, good thing to do. I’ve worked in real estate, construction. I’ve waited tables. I’m proud of all the jobs I’ve had.”

Sen. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowThe Hill's 12:30 Report Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign Democrats to Trump: Ask Forest Service before shrinking monuments MORE (D-Mich.): “My first job was cleaning test tubes in the basement of a hospital.”

Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-Nev.): “I was 13 years old, and I was a soda-fountain clerk pouring coffee for old men who sat there and smoked cigars.”