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Fla. congresswoman can't wear signature hats

December 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
New Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is known for her signature hats, but she can't wear them in the House.Wilson always wore a hat while serving as a Miami-Dade school board member and state lawmaker.

When she is sworn into office in January, she will not be wearing a hat.

Hats are not allowed on the floor while the House is in session. That rule dates back to the 19th century.

Wilson has no problem not wearing a hat.