After a year off because of the pandemic, the Congressional Women's Softball Game is on Wednesday night with proceeds going to Young Survival Coalition.
WASHINGTON — Breast cancer awareness is bringing together rivals on the hill as the Congressional Women's Softball game raises money for young women battling the disease.
The true focus is on the fighters in the stands, like Kim Drew Wright, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2018, when she was 47.
Her representative, Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat who serves Virginia's 7th district, is playing in her name at Wednesday night's game.
Each team member plays for a survivor, fighter, or someone who died from the disease.
Female members of Congress are pitted against women from D.C.'s press corps. The last time the teams faced off in 2019, the press corps won.
“It's meant to bring awareness to early-onset breast cancer… and so I'm proud to be playing for Kim," Rep. Spanberger said.
Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz started the game in …