It was very enjoyable to meet with John Lawrence earlier this week to be interviewed for his book in progress about the 1974 “Watergate class” of Congress. We sat for several hours at John’s office at the University of California Washington Center where he is a visiting professor. John knows an enormous amount about Democratic Congressional leadership over the last few decades.Read More
Last night I had a great time announcing this year’s 50th anniversary Congressional Baseball game. What a thrill to meet Phil Neikro, the great MLB Hall of Famer, who joined us to throw out the first pitch. This article in the Washington Post, Democrats Claim Victory in Congressional Baseball Game, gives a good accounting of the spirit of the event: “But perhaps more remarkable thanRead More
Thursday is the 50th Anniversary of the Congressional Baseball Game and I predict a fun time for all sides of the political equation.
I’ve been announcing for the Democrats for over 12 years. Even though my playing days are over, it’s still a thrill to put on my White Sox uniform and head for the stadium. I truly enjoy seeing lots of friends, some of who are playing in the game and others who have retired