Lawmakers set to host fundraisers focused on Nats' World Series trip

Lawmakers set to host fundraisers focused on Nats' World Series trip
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Lawmakers are taking advantage of the Washington Nationals going to the World Series with a number of them, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBiden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden sets new vaccine mandate as COVID-19 cases surge Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire MORE (R-Ky.), planning fundraisers centered around the team's appearance. 

The World Series begins Tuesday with the Nationals scheduled to play on the road against either the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros.

The Nationals will host Game 3, Game 4 and, if necessary, Game 5 at Nationals Park Friday, Oct. 25, to Sunday, Oct. 27.

McConnell, who is up for reelection in 2020, is holding a fundraiser at Games 3 and 5 in the AT&T Suite in Nationals Park. Tickets to both the Oct. 25 and Oct. 27 are $10,000 and a ticket for Game 5 only is $5,000, according to the invite obtained by The Hill.

Checks should be made out to McConnell for Majority Leader and the invite notes that tickets are limited.

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Sen. Ben SasseBen SasseSasse calls China's Xi a 'coward' after Apple Daily arrest Defunct newspaper's senior editor arrested in Hong Kong Murkowski: Trump has 'threatened to do a lot' to those who stand up to him MORE (R-Neb.), who is up for reelection in 2020, is slated to hold a fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 27, for Game 5 of the World Series. Tickets are $5,000 from PACs and $3,500 from individual contributions, according to the invite obtained by The Hill. 

The Nebraska senator also held a fundraiser on Oct. 6 during the first round of the MLB playoffs and charged $1,500 for PACs and $1,000 in individual contributions for one ticket.

Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineOvernight Defense: Watchdog blasts government's handling of Afghanistan conflict | Biden asks Pentagon to look into mandatory vaccines | Congress passes new Capitol security bill GOP, Democrats battle over masks in House, Senate Senators introduce bipartisan bill to expand foreign aid partnerships MORE (D-Va.), an area senator who is up for reelection in 2024, is slated to hold a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 26, for tickets to Game 4 of the World Series. Tickets are available for donations of $5,000 each to his political action committee, Common Ground PAC, and the fundraiser will take place in a suite at the park, according to the invite obtained by The Hill.

Taylor Hennings, who worked as a fundraiser for Kaine in his 2018 election, is organizing the event. She is now working for Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerSenate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session Senate holds sleepy Saturday session as negotiators finalize infrastructure deal Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire MORE (D-Va.), who is up for reelection. Warner’s campaign told The Hill it is not hosting any fundraiser at the World Series games. 

Sen. Todd YoungTodd Christopher YoungThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US gymnast wins all-around gold as Simone Biles cheers from the stands The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - A huge win for Biden, centrist senators The 17 Republicans who voted to advance the Senate infrastructure bill MORE (R-Ind.), who is up for reelection in 2022, is also slated to hold a fundraiser for Game 4. Tickets are $5,000 from PACs and $2,500 in individual contributions, according to the invite obtained by The Hill. Political fundraiser Erin Casey French is organizing the event.

Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonChuck Todd is dead wrong: Liberal bias defines modern journalism Ex-Rep. Abby Finkenauer running for Senate in Iowa Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis MORE (R-Ark.), who is also up for reelection in 2022, is slated to hold a fundraiser for Game 5. Tickets are $5,000 from PACs and $3,500 in individual contributions, according to the invite obtained by The Hill.

Laura Rizzo, a political fundraiser with the Rizzo Dukes Group, is organizing the event. They ask for checks made out to Cotton for Senate or his PAC, the Republican Majority Fund. 

House Democrats are also taking advantage of the D.C. baseball team making its first appearance in the World Series. 

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.Frank Joseph PalloneIntercept bureau chief: Democrats dropping support of Medicare for All could threaten bill's momentum House Democrats reintroduce road map to carbon neutrality by 2050 House Democrats criticize Texas's 'shortcomings in preparations' on winter storms MORE (D-N.J.) is slated to hold a fundraiser on Oct 25 for Game 3. Tickets are $5,000, according to the invite obtained by The Hill, and Justin Davey, a political consultant, is organizing the event.

Additionally, Rep. Stephanie MurphyStephanie MurphyLawmakers can't reconcile weakening the SALT cap with progressive goals Select committee member thanks officers who responded Jan. 6: 'You were our last line of defense' House erupts in anger over Jan. 6 and Trump's role MORE (D-Fla.) is slated to hold a fundraiser for Game 5. Tickets are also $5,000 and Davey is planning her event as well, according to the invite obtained by The Hill. 

None of the campaigns responded to The Hill's request for comment.

Updated at 5:50 p.m.