Day After Tragedy, Congress Plays Ball


Day after tragedy, Congress plays ball

WASHINGTON
In a town where winning is everything, the annual Congressional Baseball Game for charity has been a throwback — a time when the fighting was purely athletic, and the competition was largely good clean fun.

So that made Thursday’s game — one day after the third-ranking Republican in the House was gunned down at a baseball practice — a strange and potentially transformational moment in time.

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Would the tragedy – which saw a man apparently so dug into his personal philosophy that he …

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