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They may be from different parties but a love of the national pastime has brought Reps. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.), at left, and Joe Barton (R-Texas) together. The two managers of the congressional baseball squads are seen here catching a pro game at Nationals Park. (Alex Brandon/AP)
They may be from different parties but a love of the national pastime has brought Reps. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.), at left, and Joe Barton (R-Texas) together. The two managers of the congressional baseball squads are seen here catching a pro game at Nationals Park. (Alex Brandon/AP)
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The annual baseball game between Congressional Republicans and Democrats is scheduled to go on Thursday night despite Wednesday's shooting. Five people were injured during a GOP team practice in Alexandria, Virginia, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot in the hip.

As Mikaela Lefrak (@mikafrak) from Here & Now contributor WAMU reports, the ball game has been a bipartisan tradition in Washington for over 100 years.

This segment aired on June 15, 2017.

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