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Bobby Rush’s hoodie gets him tossed from House floor (VIDEO)

Dylan Stableford, Yahoo News
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Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, a Democratic Congressman, was ordered to leave the House chamber on Wednesday because he was wearing a hooded sweatshirt in honor of Trayvon Martin.

Rush began a speech wearing a suit jacket, removing it to reveal a hoodie underneath. "Racial profiling has to stop," Rush said. "Just because someone wears a hoodie, [it] does not make them a hoodlum."

It's against House rules to wear headgear in the chamber.

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