Q When you hear the name Jack Abramoff what are the first words that come to mind


Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.): “Nothing.” Blank? “Blank.”

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.): “Scandal.” Anything else? “That’s bad enough, isn’t it?”

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.): “Unfortunate and disappointing.”

Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinJudiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights Intel leaders push controversial encryption draft Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment MORE (D-Calif.): “I actually don’t hear it. Fraud, criminality, but I think that has all been resolved.”

Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.): “Uh, nothing.” [Laughter.]

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.): “Criminal.”

Sen. John McCainJohn McCainDemocrats race to link GOP incumbents to Trump Against all odds: It’s Trump Five takeaways from Indiana MORE (R-Ariz.): “I don’t play that game. That is just not something I want to do. I work on the Indian Affairs Committee, and we looked into Jack Abramoff.”

Sen. Tom CarperTom CarperLobbying World Senators urge White House to speed cyber policy updates Retailers battle financial sector over data breach legislation MORE (D-Del.): “I never met him. Who is this guy, and why does he wear all those baseball caps? I must not be important because I haven’t had the pleasure. I’m just glad I don’t know him.”

Sen. Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.): “I say he’s a guy who broke the law, and he’s paying the price.”