MLB ceases political contributions in wake of DC insurrection

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The Associated Press reported yesterday that, in the wake of the right-wing insurrection in Washington, D.C. last week, Major League Baseball will suspend all political donations. Per The Center for Responsive Politics, MLB has given a total of $669,375 to political candidates since 2016.

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