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GOP baseball team returns to shooting scene

Rep. Joe Barton speaks from behind a podium
Reps. Barton (left) and Williams (center) on the field. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

"As a light rain trickled down Wednesday, Republican members of Congress returned to a baseball field where a gunman critically wounded teammate Rep. Steve Scalise and shattered their sense of security nearly a year ago," USA Today's Deborah Barfield Barry reports.

QuoteToday is an emotional day. But it's also a rebirth, a renewal. I'm proud of the team.
— Texas Rep. Joe Barton, manager of the Republican congressional baseball team