Congressman Removed from U.S. House Floor Over Hoodie

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    Democratic congressman was removed from the House floor after wearing a hoodie while giving a speech about slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

    Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois took off his suit jacket and pulled the hood of a gray hoodie over his head and said, “Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.

    Trayvon Martin, 17, was wearing a hooded sweatshirt when he was killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. Last week.

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