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Heard on the Hill: Take Five!

Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we chat with freshman Rep. Blake Farenthold. Among other tidbits, the Texas Republican shares how he met his wife.

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

A: As a Texan, I’d love to see the Stars make it — but I’m going with the Detroit Red Wings.

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

A: If present time, Jimmy Buffett. My wife and I met waiting in line for tickets to one of his concerts in Austin, Texas. We just celebrated our 25th anniversary.

Q: What’s your favorite drink?

A: Dr. Pepper made with pure cane sugar, not high fructose corn syrup.

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

A: Drama: “Top Gun” (overall favorite)

Comedy: “Happy Gilmore”

Classic: “Casablanca”

Q: Who’s your best friend in Congress?

A: My daughter, Morgan; she is an intern in the office of Rep. Mike Conaway  (R-Texas).

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