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Game on: The lineup for Members vs. Press (aka the 2014 Congressional Women’s Softball Game) has just been announced. Full roster below.

Get your tickets for the Wednesday, June 18, 2014 game at 7PM. It’s always a blast, and ticket money goes to a good cause: benefiting the Young Survival Coalition, the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

Member Captains:

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D, FL-23)
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R, WV-2)
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)

Member Team:

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D, AZ-1)
Rep. Joyce Beatty (D, OH-3)
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R, WA-3)
Rep. Cheri Bustos (D, IL-17)
Rep. Kathy Castor (D, FL-13)
Rep. Katherine Clark (D, MA-5)
Rep. Donna Edwards (D, MD-4)
Rep. Renee Ellmers (R, NC-2)
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D, HI-2)
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D NM-1)
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D, CA-32)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R, SD – At Large)
Rep. Martha Roby (R, AL-2)
Rep. Illeana Ros-Lehtinen (R, FL-27)
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D, AZ-9)

Member Coaches:

Rep. Ed Perlmutter
Tori Barnes
Jim Kiley
Natalie Buchanan

Press Captains:

Carrie Budoff Brown (POLITICO)
Brianna Keilar (CNN)
Amy Walter (Cook Political Report)

Press Team:

Jill Agostino (New York Times)
Christina Bellantoni (Roll Call)
Jennifer Bendery (Huffington Post)
Leigh Ann Caldwell (CNN)
Lisa Desjardins (CNN)
Elise Foley (Huffington Post)
Emmarie Huetteman (New York Times)
Caitlin Huey Burns (Real Clear Politics)
Kasie Hunt (NBC)
Jill Jackson (CBS)
Sara Just (ABC News)
Tamara Keith (NPR)
Jackie Kucinich (Washington Post)
Abby Livingston (Roll Call)
Carolyn Ryan (New York Times)
Lynn Sweet (Chicago Sun Times)
Shawna Thomas (NBC)

Press Captain Emeritus:

Dana Bash (CNN)

Press Coaches:

David Espo (AP)
Carl Hulse (New York Times)
Frank Thorp (NBC)

 

And, in case you forgot how fun it was last year, check out this Now This News clip:

This joke never gets old.

Jeff Shockey, John Scofield and Mike Ference were hanging out with hundreds of their closest friends yesterday at Hawk & Dove.

Photo credit to Tom Williams

The Members of Congress who stopped by: Cantor, Hoyer, Upton, Walden, McHenry, Joyce, Valadao, Cook, Nunes, LoBiondo, Cole, Calvert, Granger, Denham, Roby, Fleischman, Duffy, Joe Wilson, Davis
 
K Streets making the trek to the hill include: Adam Peterman with T-Mobile, Josh Mendelsohn with Engine Advocacy, Nicole  Petrosino, Mastercard, Craig Nixon, CEO of Academi, Bob Emmett, UTC, Brian Wilson, Northrop, John Shank, Boeing, Brian Henneberry, Koch, Teresa Gaines, General Dynamics, Shimmy Stein, Blank Rome and Katie Beck, Podesta Group

Congressman Jim Moran says Members of Congress are underpaid, and can’t live decently in DC. What hope is there for the rest of us?

The senior appropriator pointed out that some members have taken to living out of their offices to save money, while others have “small little apartment units” that make it impossible to spend the time they should with their families.

Read more from Hannah Hess at Roll Call’s Hill Blotter here.

Something about this combination:

…motivated an offer for a makeover from Dennis Tang at GQ.

Well, Polis has accepted.

Edit: @JeremyArt has some high quality House floor screen grabs of other JP outfits and shared them with us.