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Varsity baseball, scooters and debate food fights: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of June 24, 2019

Rep. Ed Perlmutter collides with Rep. Rodney Davis at the plate during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

The Capitol is “a lot like high school,” Sen. Thom Tillis once observed.

This week, as members rode electric scooters through the halls, lined up single file on the House floor, geared up for the big game and had a “food fight” on debate team, Congress may as well have been in high school. Someone in D.C. even took bagpipe lessons.

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