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Heard on the Hill: Tangled Up in Blue

Rep. Hal Rogers might be a pretty powerful guy, but not even the chairman of the Appropriations Committee gets his way all the time.

Rogers cheered on his University of Kentucky Wildcats in their Final Four bid Saturday night but to the Kentucky Republicans chagrin, the Wildcats fell short in their matchup with the University of Connecticut.

An HOH tipster spotted Rogers at Greveys sports bar (a noted UK hangout) in Falls Church, Va., among plenty of other Big Blue fans. Our spy says Rogers was relatively subdued throughout most of the game at least compared with many in the whooping crowd but he showed some spirit when Kentucky mounted a brief rally in the games second half.

Rogers practically bleeds blue: He holds both an undergraduate degree and a law degree from UK.

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