For one night every summer, Rep. Cedric Richmond is the most powerful man in Congress. On Thursday, following one of the most bitter party clashes ever witnessed on the House floor, the right-handed Louisiana lawmaker will try to lead his Democratic colleagues to their eighth consecutive win over Republicans in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park.
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There's a protocol involved in requesting a meeting with the President of the United States - one that for even the highest of dignitaries can take months if not years. But when you're the King of Rock and Roll and the fence in front of your house is grander than his, you're not necessarily one for formalities.