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'Purple Rain' celebrated...by members of Congress

Posted by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger under 5th District, Minnesota congressional Updated: June 25, 2014 - 3:09 PM

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison took out his guitar and took to Twitter to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of Minnesotan Prince's iconic 'Purple Rain' album.

"Can't believe it's been thirty years since #PurpleRain," the Minneapolis Democrat tweeted Wednesday morning to his nearly 55,000 followers. He also posted this video:

New York Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley felt the need to respond in kind:

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