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The 11 members of Congress with the most sublimely ridiculous names [SLIDESHOW]

Congress is a ridiculous place full of 535 ridiculous people. Some of them also have ridiculous names.

Out of the 535 members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, these 11 have the most ridiculous names.

For the record, five of the politicians here are Democrats and six are Republicans.

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  • <strong>Al Green</strong>, Democrat, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 9th district. (Photo: public domain, YouTube screenshot/Al Green Let's Stay Together album cover)
  • <strong>Daniel Webster</strong>, Republican, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 10th district. (Photo: public domain, public domain)
  • <strong>Sheldon Whitehouse</strong>, Democrat, Senator from Rhode Island. (Photo: public domain, Getty Images)
  • <strong>Rand Paul</strong>, Republican, Senator from Kentucky. (Photo: public domain, public domain/SoggenDazs)
  • <strong>Saxby Chambliss</strong>, Republican, Senator from Georgia. (Photo: public domain, Getty Images/Jon Sievert)
  • <strong>Marcia Fudge</strong>, Democrat, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 11th district. (Photo: public domain, Getty Images/James And James)
  • <strong>Ted Yoho</strong>, Republican, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 3rd district. (Photo: public domain, Wikipedia low resolution)
  • <strong>Reid Ribble</strong>, Republican, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 8th district. (Photo: public domain, Getty Images)
  • <strong>Ted Cruz</strong>, Republican, Senator from Texas. (Photo: public domain, YouTube screenshot/Risky Business)
  • <strong>Chaka Fattah</strong>, Democrat, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 2nd district. (Photo: public domain, YouTube screenshot)
  • <strong>Dutch Ruppersberger</strong>, Democrat, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland's 2nd district. (Photo: public domain, YouTube screenshot/Frau Antje)