The annual game raised about $50,000 for the Young Survival Coalition, a group that helps young victims of breast cancer.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Donna Edwards high-five their team’s co-captain, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who founded the game as a survivor of breast cancer.
Abby Livingston of Roll Call was named Bad News Babes’ Most Valuable Player after she helped end a series of five runs by the congresswomen.
High fives all around for Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. (Don’t leave Wasserman Shultz hanging…)
Shortstop Rep. Kathy Castor throws to first as spectators watch. The game drew an audience of roughly 900, Wasserman Schultz told Roll Call.
Co-captain Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz ends the first inning by tagging Caroline Horn of CBS News.
Congresswomen cheer as announcer Andrea Mitchell of NBC talks about Title Nine. From left: Rep. Jean Schmidt, Rep. Donna Edwards, Shelby Wasserman Schultz (the representative’s adorable 8-year-old), Rep. Grace Napolitano and Rep. Kathy Hochul.
Rep. Laura Richardson swings. The Bad News Babes ultimately won 13-10 after leading the game 11-1 until the sixth inning.
- BP has agreed to pay a $18.7 billion fine to settle legal actions over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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- Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, a Democrat with a military background, is running for president.
- Tidal is now the only place you can stream Prince's music. He's pulled his work from other services, like Spotify.