The two have enjoyed a long-running ribbing over the game, which Republicans won last year to break a seven-year Democratic win streak.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers occupied opposing dugouts Thursday at Nationals Park for a showdown that provides an annual respite from the day-to-day rancor of Capitol Hill.
It was a truly remarkable moment honoring a true American hero.
"I hope he's in good enough shape to watch, because he'll certainly feel good about what he sees", Flake said. "They're all representing us".
"The problem is that he's got a rifle and they've got handguns and it's not a fair fight at that point in time", Rep. Mike Bishop of MI told CBS News.
"They saved lives, and those lives testify to their bravery and selflessness better than words ever will".
On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Players on both teams gathered in the infield before the game for a pre-game prayer. Some have suggested using federal money to provide security cameras in their offices, while others spoke of a need for protection when groups of them appear in public.
President Donald Trump did not attend but sent a video message of support.
Scalise represents the first district of Louisiana in the southeastern part of the state. The others were Capitol Police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey;Zack Barth, a staffer for Texas Rep. Roger Williams; and Mike Mika, an activist and former congressional staffer.
Once the game started, the unified cheers turned to back and forth applause for each team. Nonetheless, for many fans the competition was more a way to foster camaraderie.
The organization that puts together the game said it had raised $1 million going ahead of the first pitch Thursday night. "If you're a leader in your party, you should be more proud of that, we should respect people for it, not shoot them because we don't agree with them".
"And if leadership can not figure out a way to do it, I'll probably just introduce legislation to try to do it on my own". I just think that this job is important.
FOX 8 News asked about the concept of providing security for each member of the Congress.
Rarely do we tackle the same topic twice in one week. Who is expected to win? "If it's not the Baltimore Orioles, I don't care".
But the night was not without occasional showings of partisan animus. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". Sitting among the sea of blue in the Democrat fan section, Lewis felt he needed to come to express solidarity for the victims of yesterday's shooting.
I talked to Pennsylvania Republican Pat Meehan yesterday.
Democrats bounced back from a loss past year, when the game was played the night after they held an all-night session on the House floor to protest Republican inaction on gun legislation.
Russia 's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday Trump is: 'returning us to the forgotten rhetoric of the Cold War'. He admits he was anxious before President Trump's announcement, but wasn't too disappointed with what he heard.
For once, the USGA managed to get it right. "I think it's an awesome golf course", said Jordan Spieth, who tied for 35th. It was the best major finish in his career, a lucrative day and the latest entry in a storied history for Alabama golf .
In his next game, Silva scored a hat-trick against the Faroe Islands, when Ronaldo added one goal in another 6-0 victory. The game began with controversy, the video-assistant referee again playing its part in creating a storm.
India captain Virat Kohli could do little more than praise an opponent who did everything right on the day, reported the ICC . Strangely, despite rooting for India, I wasn't morose after India's loss yesterday as I was prone to on earlier occasions.
May 22, 2017 - Western Conference Finals - The Golden State Warriors defeat the San Antonio Spurs with a series win, 4-0. They are called the Golden State Warriors , but they don't belong to all of California.
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The Chiefs might be missing a number of players on worldwide duty but it would be foolish to write off the Super Rugby side. Speaking this week, Biggar said he wouldn't let the inclusion into Tuesday's squad get him down.
The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that there have been no reports of Malaysians involved in the Finsbury Park attack in London . The Muslim Council of Britain wrote on Twitter it had been told worshippers were run over as they left the mosque .
It was the sort of start the Pakistani batsmen were looking for and they got it with a bit of assistance from the Indian bowlers. In the semifinal, Pakistan stunned the cricketing world by thrashing favorites England to dump them out of the contest.
She had been the tournament favourite this time in the absence of Serena Williams , but again missed out on a first major title. Again refusing to rein in her aggression, Ostapenko stormed through the final five games - seemingly breaking Halep at will.
Put it this way - The Scorpion King made $ 36 million on its opening weekend, and that was a spinoff of the Brendan Fraser series. That's only a 45% drop from its opening weekend, giving the film an estimated $205 million domestically in two weekends.
US production is expected to continue rising along with other non-OPEC producers in 2018, outpacing the expected demand increase . Investment bank Goldman Sachs said if the U.S. rig count holds, fourth-quarter domestic oil production would rise substantially.
Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have convicted
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Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift
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Scottish Tory leader: Brexit needs cross-party approach
The SNP argued that Scots deserved a do-over of the 2014 independence referendum, which the "leave" campaign lost by around 5%. But the end of the SNP's one party state might well be in sight - with the addition of hard-working Labour MPs as a result.
Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy
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Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar
The president's actions provided raw material for an obstruction-of-justice case against Trump , still well down the road. Bush's press secretary, also cautioned that Trump should "stop talking" because it could lead to "a perjury trap".
Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes
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House leader joins Handel on final campaign day
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Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open
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Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker
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Can Microsoft's Xbox One X Take on Sony's PS4?
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Cosby lawyers seek to paint accuser as opportunist
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Amazon's Whole Foods deal set to quicken grocery evolution
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