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 McConnellGOP divided over impeachment trial strategy On The Money: Trump asks Supreme Court to block Dem subpoena for financial records | Kudlow 'very optimistic' for new NAFTA deal | House passes Ex-Im Bank bill opposed by Trump, McConnell Top House Democrats ask for review of DHS appointments 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 SasseBenjamin (Ben) Eric SasseTrump circuit court nominee in jeopardy amid GOP opposition Trump has officially appointed one in four circuit court judges Senators press NSA official over shuttered phone surveillance program 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 Health Care: Trump officials making changes to drug pricing proposal | House panel advances flavored e-cig ban | Senators press FDA tobacco chief on vaping ban Senators press FDA tobacco chief on status of vaping ban Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising 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 WarnerHillicon Valley: Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal | Facebook reports millions of post takedowns | Microsoft shakes up privacy debate | Disney plus tops 10M sign-ups in first day Microsoft embraces California law, shaking up privacy debate Google sparks new privacy fears over health care data 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 YoungTester: Our forefathers would not have tolerated Trump asking Ukraine to investigate Biden The Hill's Morning Report - Fallout from day one of Trump impeachment hearing Overnight Defense: Trump hosts Erdoğan at White House | Says Turkish leader has 'great relationship with the Kurds' | Highlights from first public impeachment hearing 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 CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonTom Cotton's only Democratic rival quits race in Arkansas Schumer concerned by Army's use of TikTok, other Chinese social media platforms Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising 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 PalloneHouse, Senate announce agreement on anti-robocall bill Overnight Health Care: Trump officials making changes to drug pricing proposal | House panel advances flavored e-cig ban | Senators press FDA tobacco chief on vaping ban House panel advances flavored e-cigarette ban 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 MurphyTrump administration unveils new plan for notifying public on 2020 election interference Overnight Health Care: House Dems clash over Pelosi drug pricing bill | Senate blocks effort to roll back Trump ObamaCare moves | Number of uninsured children rises House Democrats clash over Pelosi's drug pricing bill 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.