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The Washington Nationals are an American professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division. From 2005 to 2007, the team played in RFK Stadium while their permanent stadium was being built. In 2008, they moved in to Nationals Park, located on South Capitol Street in the Southeast quadrant of D.C., near the Anacostia River.
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Washington Nationals cancel virtual World Series ring ceremony scheduled for SundayThe Washington Nationals planned a virtual ring ceremony to celebrate the 2019 World Series, but nixed the idea.
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Australian deputy PM survives leadership challengeAustralian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack on Tuesday survived a leadership challenge during a party room vote of the Nationals – the junior partner in Australia's coalition government.
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Nationals' World Series win unites D.C.The Washington Nationals are celebrating their World Series win. The team's road to victory was something that all of Washington. D.C. could unite around. Bob Schieffer explains.
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11/4/19: Red and BlueHouse releases closed door testimony transcripts; Pres. Trump honoring Washington Nationals at WH
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Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki wears MAGA hat to White House celebrationTrump called Suzuki to the podium and the MLB veteran put on the red cap that the president and his supporters have made famous.
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