Meet the Lawmaker: Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.)

What did you want to be when you were young?
Rep. Polis: A professional baseball player.

What’s your biggest political achievement?
Rep. Polis: Getting elected to Congress.

What’s your favorite hobby?
Rep. Polis: Baseball.

What’s been your craziest constituent request?
Rep. Polis: No constituent requests are ever crazy. The customer is always right.

What is a household chore you dislike?
Rep. Polis: All of them.

If you weren’t yourself, which lawmaker would you prefer to be?
Rep. Polis: Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.).

Who is your favorite lawmaker of the opposite party?
Rep. Polis: So far, probably Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.).

Has God ever spoken to you?
Rep. Polis: That’s a deeply religious question. I would say not explicitly.