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Batter Up! Get Ready for the Congressional Women’s Softball Game

On June 15, lawmakers will go head-to-head against the Bad News Babes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds the trophy after the Congress team won the seventh annual Congressional women's softball game last year (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Members will square off against the Bad News Babes on June 15 in the eighth-annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game.  

The event will benefit the Young Survival Coalition, which raises funds and awareness for young women with breast cancer.  

Tickets are on sale for $10 and the game will take place at the Watkins Recreation Center, 420 12th St. S.E.. And, of course, the after party will be at H Street Country Club, 1335 H St. S.E.  

This year’s roster is not yet set, but last year spectators saw Sens. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., light up the diamond. The member's team won 1-0.  

The Bad News Babes had players from the New York Times, CNN, CBS, NPR, PBS, MSNBC, AP and Roll Call.  

Check back for full lineups of the member's team and the Bad News Babes.  

In more news, the Congressional Baseball Game will take place on June 23 at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park. Check back for more information.  

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