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Congressional baseball practice shooting

House Democrats pray for their Republican colleagues after baseball shooting

Democrats reacted with horror to news that their Republican colleagues had been fired upon during practice for the annual congressional baseball game. Nevada Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen shared a photo of House Democrats bowing their heads in prayer:

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) added on Twitter: "No partisan politics over this. Let's come together against evil. United by our common decency."