GOP Brings Kissing Congressman Off Bench For Annual Baseball Game

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Rep. Vance McAllister’s career in Congress may have been undone by an indiscreet kiss, but that doesn’t mean he can’t get a few at-bats in before he goes.

Roll Call reported Wednesday that McAllister is on the Republicans’ roster for the 53rd Congressional Baseball Game, which is scheduled for June.

McAllister announced last month that he would not seek re-election in the fall, following the release of a video that showed the married Republican kissing a female staff member. McAllister has stuck to his plan to serve out his term despite being asked to resign by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA).

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