Heard on the Hill: Take Five!

Posted February 7, 2011 at 6:33pm

Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we chat with Sen. Benjamin Cardin. The Maryland Democrat was born and raised in Baltimore.

Q: What team do you think will win the Stanley Cup?

A:  The Washington Capitals.

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone (aside from your family), who would it be and why?

A: Nelson Mandela because of his enormous personal strength.

Q: What’s your favorite drink?

A: Clipper City beer.

Q: What’s your favorite movie of all time?

A: [Alfred] Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest.”

Q: Who’s your best friend in Congress?

A: House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.).