By Nikki Schwab, Washington Whispers
He didn't need a car when he was the Senate majority leader, but now Trent Lott drives a black-and-silver Mini Cooper. "I didn't have a car because my wife had a 12-year-old Honda and, in Mississippi, I have a Nissan truck—we represent Nissan—but I love the Mini Cooper," says the lawmaker turned lobbyist. Despite its size, it fits his long legs and famously well-coiffed head. Don't fret, Mississippi: When Nissan starts producing electric cars there, Lott promises he'll get one.
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