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House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

Five people were transported medically from the scene in Alexandria, city Police Chief Michael Brown told reporters. Two Capitol Police officers and a lob...


Baseball Turns to Terror for GOP Lawmakers

He said he was more " pissed off than scared " during the attack. On Facebook in 2015, Hodgkinson made at least one comment about the Republican congressm...


House Republicans warned of prospect for 2018 midterm losses

Our no-tax-increase budget proposal focused on making long-term structural changes, reducing the size of the state government, and reining in out-of-control sta...


National Basketball Association title a vindication for Warriors' Durant

Scorned and scrutinized from every angle for that decision, Durant triumphantly raised his arms and an MVP trophy Monday night all these months later- beaming a...


Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Wednesday identified the two Capitol police officers injured while responding to the shooting and said he expressed "p...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

According to Comey the President further stated, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". "What is the legal basis for you...


President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

Testifying publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Sessions confirmed that Comey expressed to him "concern about proper communications protocol with...


Harvard's 1st female president stepping down after 11 years

President Drew Faust announced Wednesday that she will leave her post after the upcoming academic year. She has spoken out on the need to promote inclusivenes...


Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

The Post report cites anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate In...


Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race

However, conservative challenger Corey Stewart , the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors and a staunch supporter of President Trump , h...


Cop at frat brothers' hearing: Pledge 'looked like a corpse'

In a May 18 letter to fraternity members, Beta Theta Pi house corporation attorney Mark Bernlohr said he reviewed the tapes and disagreed "with the vast majorit...


US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release

But efforts to persuade North Korea to release the men now held had not been successful until Warmbier's release Tuesday. Rodman appeared twice on Trump's...


Gunman Opens Fire At Members Of Congress As They Practice Baseball

A government official says the suspect in the shooting is 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson from Belleville, Ill. Brown said five people were transported ...


Sessions angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

In one memo, Comey said Trump tried to direct him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. During this week's hearing, S...


Centene to expand Obamacare insurance to 3 new states in 2018

There are 47 counties in the United States that are projected to have no insurer participating in the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018, according to a r...


Police beef up security around Capitol in wake of shooting

Democratic members of Congress, some of whom were also scheduled to practice Wednesday, held a group prayer for their colleagues. MedStar Washington Hospit...


Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Saying that the American public deserves the best infrastructure in the world, the President, who made his own fortune in the construction industry, said that t...


Witnesses describe shooting at Republican baseball practice

Also wounded were one current congressional staffer and one former staffer . A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. Bus...


Shooting leaves officer, robbery suspect wounded in Virginia

Police said the 29-year-old suspect was shot multiple times by another officer at the scene. No injuries were reported, and no additional information about th...


Five victims in shooting at US Congress baseball practice

A pair of mass shootings erupted in America Wednesday. As a state lawmaker, Scalise built relationships with people of diverse views , even as he maintained ...


Kinzinger friends with injured Congressman Scalise

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., according to law enforcement sources. At least on person airlifted to hospital. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told...


Here's video of the shooting at the congressional baseball practice

Republican Karen Handel, who is running for Congress in Georgia's hotly contested special election, is among the GOP figures that alleged shooter James Hodgk...


US congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition after shooting attack

A statement from the White House says 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. died from his injuries. Hodgkinson also was a volunteer with Senat...


Lawmaker urges gun reciprocity for Congress following shooting

DeSantis says he and another congressman were just leaving congressional baseball practice this morning when a unusual man walked up to their vehicle. Alexandri...


Representative Steve King blames shooting on the 'left'

Hodgkinson, a white male in his 60s. The Democrats were practicing at a field not far from the Republicans and Sen. "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in...