Every week, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) tells HOH about his love for Johns Legend and Coltrane and which superhero he prefers.
Q: What is your favorite sport? A: Football and track and field. I love them both.
Q: What professional or college football team do you like? A: Minnesota Vikings!
Q: Who is your favorite comic book superhero? A: Have to go with Professor X of the “X-Men” series.
Q: Do you have a favorite musician or band? A: John Legend or John Coltrane.
Q: Favorite song from one of them? A: For John Legend: “Let’s Get Lifted.” And for Coltrane: “A Love Supreme.”
Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the IRS, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify and caused a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking the right.
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