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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.