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Here’s How to Find Out Paul Ryan’s Favorite Songs

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Paul Ryan waves to his supporters, guests and members of his family in the House chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla — Getty Images

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what type of music Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and other members of congress like to listen to when their working on drafting legislation, Spotify has got the answers for you.

The music streaming company has published playlists put together by a selection of elected representatives, available for your listening pleasure. Ryan’s list, for example, includes tunes from Paul McCartney and Metallica—though not Rage Against the Machine, the left-wing rock band he said was among favorite when he ran for vice president in 2012, prompting guitarist Tom Morello to write an essay in Rolling Stone telling Ryan to shove off.

Rep. Joe Crowley, the vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, is mostly a classic rock fan, with Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, and the Rolling Stones making appearances. He does save some room for Run-DMC and Carly Rae Jepsen, though.

Sen. Orrin Hatch includes a song from Neon Trees, a dance-rock band whose lead singer is both a Mormon and openly gay. Though its hard to imagine Hatch kicking back in the Republican Cloak Room with the synths of Neon Trees blasting in his ears, they are from his home state of Utah.

Generally, the music picks fall about where you’d guess give members party affiliations—Republicans tend to like more country music and crooners, while Democrats gravitate more towards rock and alternative sounds.