The partisanship that has flared so bitterly in recent months melted away, according to House Democrat Joe Crowley, who was en route to his own team's practice that morning when he heard the news.
The harrowing rifle attack Wednesday as Republican legislators prepared for the Congressional Baseball Game won't stop a venerable bipartisan Capitol Hill tradition from going forward.
The answer is preparing for the Congressional Baseball Game, of course. "It's for charity. I hope the game does go on, and I hope it will show that we aren't a culture of violence".
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Hurriyet said they were freed on the instructions of the Saudi king after Cavusoglu brought up the issue. Several Arab countries have announced that they are breaking diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Many outside Washington might be surprised that the game is even played, given the rancor and discontent that seems to define the political arena.
-Thursday's game was to be the 57 time it was played. And it is not uncommon for members of Congress to get local protection back home, where local law enforcement can coordinate with Capitol police.
"Proceeds from tickets, sponsorships and donations will go to support the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, in support of yesterday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund", the event's organizers said on a CrowdRise donation page. The game has raised as much as $500,000 in the past.
The competition has been held nearly every year since its founding with a few exceptions. For a while, it was occurring biennially, and sometimes leaders complained it was getting in the way of legislative business.
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Coming off a playoff loss to Ariya Jutanugarn last week in Canada, Thompson had six birdies and a bogey to reach 15-under 196. Friday wasn't almost as favorable for the world's three-top ranked players, none of whom will move onto the weekend.
The Capitol Police budget is scrutinized annually by House and Senate appropriations subcommittees overseeing the legislative branch, and ultimately has to be approved by both chambers of Congress and signed by the president. He thought it had become "too physical". The Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call sponsors the game and awards a trophy once a side wins three of five games. That series was played 10 times; Republicans won eight of them.
The baseball tradition is said to have forged a friendship between Richmond and fellow Louisiana Rep. Scalise. Richmond, who played college baseball at Morehouse, had been dominant until last year's game. Before last year's game, where he gave up six runs in six innings, he was 5-0 with 45 strikeouts in just 27 innings work. Chuck Fleischman, R-Tenn., a player on the GOP team, told ABC News Wednesday after the shooting.
But despite the applause, hugs and pledges of camaraderie, "there is definitely a somber mood", observed GOP congressman Steve Pearce, who was at the Republican practice when his colleague was shot. The Republican was a former wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks.
-It won't be the first time the game was played after a tragedy, though nothing has touched the game this closely. "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims of this bad shooting'".
Rubio serves on the Senate intelligence committee, which is also investigating Russia's role in the election. He again stressed that whatever the Republican group produced would "only be a starting position".
With so many golfing stalwarts banished, Thomas stepped into the breach with a game as flashy as the pink trousers he wore. Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas 1 shot out of the lead.
Led by former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the Congress organised a "Kisan Panchayat" in Kurukshetra today. On June 6, five farmers were killed in police firing while another died of his injuries later in Mandsaur district.
"Esperamos un juego abierto, México es un equipo que sabe presionar y que juega bien al contragolpe, pero estamos listos". Antes de la sesión, CR7 mantuvo una charla con el seleccionador Fernando Santos en compañía de Pepe.
There is no information available as to whether there are any casualties. " The situation is under control ", he added. The gunman have launched an assault on the Le Campement resort in Dougourakoro, Mali's security ministry have said.
Independiente-Olimpo se enfrentan este domingo 18 de junio de 2017 en Bahía Blanca por la fecha 28 del torneo Primera División. Por esa razón, el DT de Independiente incluyó en la lista de concentrados a los juveniles Leonel Álvarez y Ezequiel Denis.
Mirwaiz said that killing unarmed Kashmiris has become a regular feature of the state's "oppressive policy" in Kashmir . Mattoo had joined militant ranks in 2015 and was made Lashkar district commander after the killing of Majid Zarger.
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Those details are included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics . Like Bedminster, many of Trump's golf clubs showed modest growth during the time-span between his first and most recent filings.
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The move was confirmed by a transition official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss post-election decisions. He is also said to blurt out "I'm not under investigation" in conversation with staffers and associates.
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Tillerson said the State Department is still working on the release of the three other US citizens detained in North Korea . During his 18-month incarceration, the Warmbiers have only heard from Otto once - through a letter on March 2, 2016.
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Desde su arribo a Kazán , Cristiano se ha entrenado tres días con sus compañeros, pero no ha hablado con la prensa. Los halagos, no son de a gratis, "se los han ganado, pero además es un juego importante porque es el primero".
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