Photos: Heitkamp Plays Softball With Fellow Washington Insiders

A reader emails in these pictures of North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp participating in the Congress vs. media softball game last week. “Looks like she’s more interested in hanging with the Washington gals than standing up to Harry Reid on things such as the do-nothing Senate’s inaction on student loan hikes,” he writes, tongue-in-cheek (I think).

Earlier this month Senator Heitkamp was seen practicing for this came here in North Dakota:

KXNet – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson

One of the best-known ads from Senator Heitkamp’s award-winning 2012 campaign showed her taking batting practice. I guess she wanted to show her Washington DC friends that the commercial wasn’t a work of film-making artifice.

No word on her batting average or slugging percentage.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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