Q What is the most embarrassing job youve ever had


Rep. Jim MoranJim MoranTen House seats Dems hope Trump will tilt The Hill's 12:30 Report Big names free to lobby in 2016 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 JohnsonSam JohnsonOvernight Finance: House votes to rein in IRS; Ryan won't set Puerto Rico timeline House GOP grills IRS head on illegal immigrants' tax returns House GOP chairman narrowly survives primary challenge 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 MurrayPatty MurrayOvernight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika Overnight Healthcare: More trouble for Zika funding MORE (D-Wash.): “I wouldn’t know.”

Rep. Doc HastingsDoc HastingsBoehner hires new press secretary GOP plots new course on Endangered Species Act reform GOP accuses feds of bad science in endangered species studies 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 GreenAl GreenDems call for updated financial sector diversity probe Report: GAO to probe 'regulatory capture' of Wall Street watchdogs Dem compares Islamophobia to racial segregation 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 IsaksonJohnny IsaksonSenate approves new Veterans Affairs watchdog Overnight Regulation: Republicans move to block financial adviser rule Senate Republicans move to block financial adviser rule 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 StabenowDebbie StabenowOvernight Energy: Flint aid attached to water bill 0 million Flint aid package included in water bill Senate Finance panel announces mental health hearing 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.”