Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings: Reid and Schumer wanted me to run for Senate

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Harry Reid (D-NV) both called me back personally in 2004 to try to get me to run for Orrin Hatch’s Senate seat.

I am not making this up. Win on a game show and you can apparently run for the US Senate. That was when I realized the Democratic Party was [email protected]#$ed in ’04.