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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after playing in her first Congressional Football Game For Charity. Every two years, members of Congress face off on the gridiron against the Capitol Police, with ticket proceeds going to charity, including to the families of police injured or fallen in the line of duty. Rep. Barragán wore jersey 44, the number of her congressional district.
“It was great being part of a bipartisan football team of House members playing against the U.S. Capitol Police.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following last week’s attack on Members of Congress, the Freshmen Class Presidents and leadership today recommitted themselves to civility by signing the Commitment to Civility, a pledge to act with respect and civility and urged their colleagues to join.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) in her first Congressional Baseball Game hit a first pitch single in the sixth inning, driving in a run and making it to second base before the side was retired. Rep. Barragán wore a Los Angeles Dodgers jersey, with her Congressional District number 44.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán issued the following statement following the gun attack against the Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Va.:
"My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with those affected by today’s senseless shooting.