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Press Corps Beats Congress in Softball, 13-10—PICTURES

June 20, 2012

Seventeen members of Congress took on 17 members of the press corps on Wednesday to raise awareness about breast cancer and for bragging rights. The press corps team--the Bad News Babes--won 13-10.

(RELATED: Read the Game Story)

Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Dante Cunningham poses with the congressional softball team.(Chet Susslin)

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., gets a kiss on the cheek from House Speaker John Boehner before the start of the game.(Chet Susslin)

The Capitol Hill press corps roster for the congressional women's softball game to benefit the Young Survival Coalition, a group supporting young women with breast cancer.(Courtesy of the Young Survivor Coalition)

 

Amy Walter, ABC News political director (right) interviews Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., before the start of the game.(Chet Susslin)

Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., gets some last-minute advice from her seventh-grade softball coach, 82-year-old Elizabeth Vizzini, who came out from Torrance, Calif., to watch her play.(Chet Susslin)

New York Times political blogger Emmarie Huetteman hustles past Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., into third after an RBI triple.(Chet Susslin)

 

The congressional members' roster for the softball game.(Courtesy of the Young Survivor Coalition)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., pitches the first inning against the press corps.(Chet Susslin)

Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., catches a fly ball for the out.(Chet Susslin)

 

Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., rallies the crowd while her congressional team tries to get back in the game.(Chet Susslin)

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