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Congress sounds a lot like fans

Updated: August 1, 2010, 5:08 PM ET
By Heather Dinich | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- A shiny red Houston Cougars helmet sat on the table in front of Rep. Gene Green, D-Texas, as U.S. lawmakers prepared to kick off the government's involvement in determining a national champion in college football.

"Mr. Chairman, that violates house rules, but I'm not going to object," Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said with a smirk.

It was a not-so-subtle reminder that the leaders of the country are college football fans, too, and make no mistake -- ...

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