Friday, June 29, 2012

Congressional baseball

  • WASHINGTON -- The political scorecard stood tied -- a Supreme Court victory for the Democrats, an attorney general contempt charge for the Republicans. It was time to decide Thursdays victor -- on the baseball field.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Ron Paul never expected to get recognized for baseball. "It's interesting. I never thought I was much of a baseball player," Paul said. "I always wanted to play baseball and the only time I got to play was on the baseball team in Congress.
  • (Houston Chronicle)
  • Emily Keener, 13, will perform the national anthem tonight at the annual Congressional Baseball Game in Nationals Park stadium in Washington, D.C.
  • (Morning Journal)
  • Rep. Kevin Brady (left) waits for the throw as Rep. Russ Carnahan slides into second base in last year's Congressional Baseball Game.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • Two winners of Constituting America's "We the People 9*17 Contest" have been selected to perform the National Anthem at the upcoming Annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity, to be held June 28 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • They went to play baseball at Nationals Park. The 51st Annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game took place Thursday night.
  • (Major League Baseball)
  • (AP) — Tiger Woods feels like he is making up for lost time by missing the U.S. Open last year. Woods wasnt at Congressional for the 2011 U.S.
  • (Associated Press)
  • Boosted by an 11-run effort in the second inning, Democrats poured on the pain tonight, winning the CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game title, 18-5, on what ordinarily would have been a split day politically.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • Washington, D.C.—The 51st annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game will be held at Nationals Park on Thursday, June 28th. Members of the media who wish to receive press credentials should submit their request via email by Monday, June 25, 2012.
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  • THIBODAUX, La. – The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity will be held at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. June 28, and Republican Congressman Steve Scalise (LA-1) will wear a Nicholls baseball uniform as a member of the GOP team.
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