1. Repping Trayvon

    Rep. Removed from House for Hoodie

    This handout frame grab from video, provided by House Television shows Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., wearing a a hoodie, speaking on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Rush donned a hoodie during a speech on the House floor deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, receiving a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber. (AP Photo/House Television)

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    Rep. Bobby Rush was removed from the House floor Wednesday for violating the dress code. The Illinois Democrat donned a hooded sweatshirt in solidarity with Trayvon Martin's family and supporters, declaring, "just because someone wears a hoodie, doesn't make him a hoodlum." Following his removal, those present were reminded that members of the House are prohibited from wearing hats when house is in session. The parents of Trayvon spoke out later Wednesday, commending Rush for "pleading our case." "This is something that needs to be talked about," his father said. Watch video of the incident here.

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