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Washington Nationals: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Washington, D.C., United States
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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Australian 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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Stephen Strasburg has agreed to seven-year, $245M deal to stay with Washington Nationals

Fresh off winning the World Series, the Washington Nationals have locked down Stephen Strasburg with a seven-year, $245 million contract.
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U.S. wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses: Erdogan

Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan said Washington was not right to propose that Ankara get rid of the Russian S-400 missile defenses it purchased, calling it an infringement of sovereign rights,..
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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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Thousands of fans turn for Nationals' World Series parade

Thousands turned out to cheer the Washington Nationals in D.C on Saturday after their first-ever World Series win. The Nationals have also accepted an invitation to visit the White House on Monday.
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Nationals GM Mike Rizzo on White House visit: 'We weren't trying to make a political statement'

The team's visit to the White House was met with criticism, particularly catcher Kurt Suzuki's decision to wear a MAGA hat on stage.
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Outfielder on how Baby Shark became the Nationals' anthem

The MLB free agent says he "for sure" wants to stay with the team
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Nationals player wears pro-Trump hat, gets hug

President Trump hugged Kurt Suzuki after the Washington Nationals catcher put on a "Make America Great Again" hat at the White House on Monday. (Nov. 5)  
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11/4/19: Red and Blue

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Trump Embraces Washington’s Champions, Figuratively and Literally

After being booed at the ballpark, the president let bygones be bygones at a White House ceremony for the World Series champion Nationals. But some players stayed away.
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Trump wins political support from key Nats players in White House fete

Popular players on the Washington Nationals baseball team praised Donald Trump at Monday's White House celebration of their World Series championship, days after the polarizing U.S. president drew boos..
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Trump welcomes Nationals to White House after World Series win

President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Washington Nationals to the White House and praised them for having executed "a comeback story for the ages." He also took a moment to explain the..
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Nats celebrate World Series title at White House

President Donald Trump welcomed the Washington Nationals, World Series champions to the White House with a ceremony on the South Lawn. (Nov. 4)  
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World Series champion Nationals visit Trump's White House

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Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki wears MAGA hat to White House celebration

Trump 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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Trumps hosts World Series champions Washington Nationals

Like previous White House events with sports teams during Mr. Trump's presidency, the traditional ceremony is expected to be clouded by the absence of some team players
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Impeachment inquiry continues, Nationals to visit White House: 5 things you need to know Monday

Four White House officials scheduled to testify, vineyard owner reports to prison in college admissions scandal and more things to know Monday.
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Washington welcomes the Nationals home as World Series champs

Following a valiant victory against the Houston Astros, Washingtonians from all walks of life put politics aside this weekend to celebrate their hometown heroes and World Series champions: the..
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Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on November 3, 2019

On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Reps. Kevin McCarthy, Steny Hoyer and Jackie Speier talks impeachment. CBS News' Ed O'Keefe breaks down the latest out of the 2020 race in Iowa. We celebrate the..
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Stephen Strasburg opts out of contract with Nationals. What now?

The World Series MVP is opting out of the four years remaining on his old contract, becoming one of the top free agents in baseball this winter.
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Nationals’ Parade Draws Thousands as D.C. Celebrates Its Latest Champions

After a seven-game World Series in which both teams lost all their home games, the parade was the first opportunity for many fans to revel in the Nationals’ victory with the team.
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Washington Nationals' World Series parade in D.C.: Follow along for updates and highlights

On Saturday, the Washington Nationals celebrated their 2019 World Series title with a parade through the streets of downtown Washington, D.C.
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Trump to Host the Nationals, Putting Aside Fans’ Boos

A week after he was greeted by “lock him up” chants at Nationals Park, President Trump will host the World Series champions at the White House. But at least one star will stay away.
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Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle declines White House invite: 'I just can't go'

Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle told the Washington Post "I just can't go" and will not be attending the White House on Monday.
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Daylight saving time, World Series parade, National Sandwich Day: 5 things to know this weekend

Daylight saving time ends, the Washington Nationals celebrate their World Series in front of their fans and more things to get your weekend started.
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Washington Nationals fans get political in Best of Late Night

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No hard feelings, Nationals fans: Trump to host winning World Series team at White House

Donald Trump will host the World Series winning Nationals at the White House Monday, despite the cold reception he received from fans during Game 5.
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Trump to host Washington Nationals at White House

The Washington Nationals won the World Series for the first time in franchise history this week
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A way-too-early look at the favorites to win the 2020 World Series

With the 2019 World Series in the books and the Nationals champions, it's time to look forward to 2020. Which teams are favorites to win it all?
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Washington Nationals unite D.C. with World Series win

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Washington Nationals bring a title back to D.C.

For the first time in 95 years, the city of Washington, D.C. is celebrating a World Series victory. David Samson, a CBS Sports MLB analyst and former president of the Miami Marlins, spoke to CBSN's..
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The Nationals won the World Series, and now there are only six MLB teams without one

The Nationals won their franchise's first World Series on Wednesday, and now there are only six left. Here is a look at those yearning for a title.
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Washington, DC fans celebrate World Series win

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How Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg developed into MVP of World Series

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After boos in Game 5, President Donald Trump tweets about Nationals' World Series victory

President Donald Trump has held off congratulating some championship-winning sports teams but was quick to congratulate the Washington Nationals.
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D.C. bus driver goes nuts after Nationals win World Series

A D.C. bus driver dances with fans after the Washington Nationals win MLB's World Series.
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In wake of heart surgery, Nationals manager emotional after World Series win

After the Nats won their first World Series in franchise history, manager Davey Martinez told his team the victory "cured" his heart
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Behind the numbers: How Nationals-Astros World Series was one out of 1,420

Between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, the road team won every game of the 2019 World Series.
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The Washington Nationals took home their first World Series Wednesday night with a riveting, 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 7. Ed O’Keefe reports.
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The Nationals stunned the Astros in Game 7 of the World Series and became the seventh wild-card team to win the championship.
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Nationals' Cinderella story ends with first World Series championship to national's capital since 1924

In a stunner, the Nationals brought the World Series trophy to Washington, D.C. for the first time since 1924 after beating the Astros in Game 7.
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Nationals rally again to stun Astros in Game 7 for club's first World Series title

Trailing 2-0 in the seventh, the Nationals did what they've done all October, coming back to win Game 7 and a world championship.
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Nationals come from behind to win World Series

It's the first World Series win in the history of the Nationals' franchise
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World Series Game 7 predictions: Will Nationals knock off Astros, win first title?

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Most controversial calls in MLB postseason history

A runner interference call took a hit away from Nationals shortstop Trea Turner on Tuesday night, which adds to MLB history of controversial calls.
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