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Congressional Women’s Softball Rosters Are Out

The Congressional Women’s Softball Team and its archrival, The Bad News Babes, are out with their rosters about a month ahead of  the Congressional Women’s Softball Game. Both teams feature 20 players. The member team will have strong delegations from Florida and Arizona. The press team boasts strong contingents from CNN, NBC News and The New York Times, and, of course, Roll Call.  

Game day is June 18, and it benefits The Young Survival Coalition , a breast cancer charity.  

The big takeaway are the rookies. Rep. Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., joined the team after her December special election win , along with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.  

Similarly, The Bad News Babes added ABC Deputy Bureau Chief Sara Just and The New York Times’ Carolyn Ryan to its own roster.  

Team Congress Veterans
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.
Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio
Rep. Cheri Bustos D-Ill.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.
Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla.
Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.
Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz.
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M.
Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif.
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.  

Rookies Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.
Rep. Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass.  

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo.
Tori Barnes, General Motors
Jim Kiley, General Motors
Natalie Buchanan, Office of House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.  

Team Press Veterans Jill Agostino, The New York Times
Christina Bellantoni, Roll Call
Jennifer Bendery, The Huffington Post
Carrie Budoff Brown, Politico
Leigh Ann Caldwell, CNN
Lisa Desjardins, CNN
Elise Foley, The Huffington Post
Emmarie Huetteman, The New York Times
Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics
Kasie Hunt, NBC News
Jill Jackson, CBS News
Brianna Keilar, CNN
Tamara Keith, NPR
Jackie Kucinich, The Washington Post
Abby Livingston, Roll Call
Lynn Sweet, The Chicago Sun Times
Shawna Thomas, NBC News
Amy Walter, Cook Political Report  

Rookies Sara Just, ABC News
Carolyn Ryan, The New York Times  

David Espo, The Associated Press
Carl Hulse, The New York Times
Frank Thorp, NBC News



Correction 5:50 p.m. An earlier version of this post misidentified Rep. Kyrsten Sinema’s party.