Newly minted Ways and Means Chairman Sander Levin (D-Mich.) looks an awful lot like a certain Senator but this Senatorial twin isnt his brother, Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.). Sander Levins resemblance to the fictional Sen. Palpatine of the Star Wars prequel trilogy hasnt gone unnoticed on the Hill.Palpatine, whose alter ego is the bad-dude Darth Sidious, goes on to become the evil Emperor Palpatine. But in his pre-evil days, he does look an awful lot like Sander Levin, who were pretty sure doesnt have a dastardly secret identity. Palpatine has been likened to Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) and Pope Benedict XVI, but we agree that hes a dead ringer for the new Ways and Means chairman. Heres the photographic evidence compare Palpatines visage to Levins look.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments here.Cant get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOHs One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here because everyone deserves more recess.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.