Congress Prevails Over Capitol Police in Charity Football Game

Posted October 28, 2009 at 3:24am

The Longest Yard began in 2005 as a way to raise money for the Capitol Police Memorial Fund.

In this year’s game, the Mean Machine, made up of Members of Congress and former professional football players, beat the Capitol police Guards team 32-26. It was the first victory for the Members squad in the four times the game has been played to help raise money for charity.

Read the full game summary here.

Go back to Roll Call’s video page.

Produced by Andrew Satter / CQ-Roll Call Group