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Durbin, McCaskill raise money for Senate Democrats, Giannoulias at Cubs, Cardinal game

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WASHINGTON---The Senate Democrat political operation used one of baseballs biggest rivalries--the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals--to raise money for Senate Democrats and Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias at Wrigley Field on Saturday.

The event was hosted by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sen.Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) who represent the states with the rival teams.

The Cubs beat the Cardinals 6-5.

The price for Giannoulias supporters was a $350 donation.

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