Before tonight's Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., the Congressional Chorus performed the National Anthem.

The powerful rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" came after players from both the Democrat and Republican teams observed a moment of silence and prayer.

The game is being played just one day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were wounded by a gunman during the Republican team's practice for the annual game.

Scalise is still in critical condition, but is expected to survive.

Since 1909, the annual game has been a popular annual partisan showdown by members of Congress, their aides and lobbyists.

Event organizers told Fox News that the game is expected to reach more than $1 million this year. The money raised will go to four charities: The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, The Capitol Police Fund, The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and The Washington Literacy Center.

Watch the chorus' performance above.


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