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Pelosi congratulated the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday for winning a spot in the World Series as a result of Monday night's game, which took place at the same time as the final presidential debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama.

The decisive seventh game of the National League Championship Series between the Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals was still going after the conclusion of the debate, which meant many politicos probably caught a few innings.  

During the debate, though, most politicians avoided tweeting about the game. Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Overnight Health Care — Presented by Purdue Pharma —Senate debates highlight fight over pre-existing conditions | Support grows for Utah Medicaid expansion measure | Arkansas health official defends work requirements McCaskill campaign says ‘intern’ who filmed campaign had access to voter data MORE (D-Mo.), an avid sports fan who usually tweets during games, sent one tweet encouraging the Cardinals. 

Several California politicians, including Gov. Jerry Brown and Rep. John GaramendiJohn Raymond GaramendiOvernight Defense: Mattis dismisses talk he may be leaving | Polish president floats 'Fort Trump' | Dem bill would ban low-yield nukes Dems introduce bill to ban low-yield nukes Trump is wrong, Dems are fighting to save Medicare and Social Security MORE (D), combined tweets about the game with reminders that voter registration in the state closed at midnight.


The Chicago Bears also played the Detroit Lions on Monday night. As Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) noted, the evening was packed for politicians who are also sports fans.