Ken Inouye, the son of Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), can still rock. A spy eyed the punk-rocker-turned-software-lobbyist cutting loose onstage Saturday night at the Black Cat.
Inouye grabbed a guitar and performed two songs with punk band Set to Explode. The show benefited Steven McPherson, also known as DJ Stereo Faith. McPherson, a fixture on the D.C. music scene for two decades, had brain surgery this year.
Inouye is now a K Streeter, but back in the 1980s, he was best known as the guitarist for the band Marginal Man.
“Even in his old age, Kenny can still throw down when it comes to helping out one of D.C.’s finest,” our tipster says.
From left, Lisa Peng, daughter of Peng Ming, Grace Ge Geng, daughter of Gao Zhisheng, and Ti-Anna Wang, daughter of Wang Bingzhang, hold pictures of their imprisoned fathers during a House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building titled “Their Daughters Appeal to Beijing: ‘Let Our Fathers Go!’”
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.