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US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting

Brooks said he saw the man only for a second, and that he was shooting from a chain link fence behind the third base position on the field where the congressi...


Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressmen Identified As James Hodgkinson

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he was "sickened" by the shooting on Republican lawmakers taking part in baseball practice on Wednesday, calling it a "desp...


Suspect in congressional baseball shooting identified

The Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, rose to say that "I pray for all of you", and "I pray for Donald Trump , that his presidency will be successful". But Slat...


Play ball: Shooting can't stop popular congressional tradition dating back to 1909

The security contingent was there because of who was practicing this morning: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was working with his fellow Republicans t...


Tensions rise as Bill Cosby jury struggles to reach verdict

That means a conviction would put Cosby in prison at least until he is 84 years old, based on state sentencing guidelines. After almost 30 hours of deliberat...


Vermont's Congressional Delegation Responds To Virginia Shooting

Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded. Cl...


Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

While disputing Comey's testimony , Trump castigated the entire hearing as "just an excuse" for Democrats to blame their election loss on a false narrative a...


Port of Charleston terminal evacuated over 'potential threat'

A report by the Coast Guard states that at 8 p.m. authorities were made aware of a potential threat in a container aboard the vessel Maersk Memphis . The ship,...


Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

The nation's top law enforcement officer insisted Tuesday that he was "not stonewalling" by declining to answer some questions involving "confidential communic...


The Sessions Inquisition Comes Up Empty: Trump Unscathed After Attorney General's Testimony

Sessions refused to say whether he and Trump discussed FBI Director James Comey's handling of an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campai...


US Attorney General Jeff Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a detestable lie

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tesitfies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., the United States, on June ...


Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Letters written Hodgkinson were frequently printed in the Belleville News Democrat , a daily newspaper. "I yelled, 'Quit shooting toward the houses, ' " Sc...


Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons they'll repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018

The timing of the latter is certainly up for debate and Durant may still be a season or two from finally eclipsing James as the best player on the planet, but...


Trump makes statement on shooting in Alexandria

Scalise was listed as in crticial condition in the hospital. Houstonian Zack Barth, a Congressional aide, was also wounded . At a news conference near the s...


Trump to Outline Infrastructure Plan That Includes Rural Funding

In a formal address twenty minutes later, Trump hit the same note, telling his audience during a marina speech that was billed as an infrastructure address: 'Am...


Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses

Moving forward, this franchise could become a dynasty. But like I said, we'll all figure something out. Asked about his future in the league, he said, as quot...


Scalise 'in very tough shape' after shooting, Trump says

Shortly after the shooting , Bernie Sanders , the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter app...


Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Tuesday the Federal Bureau of Investigation took possession of notes and memos that Mr. Comey wrote about his private meetings with Mr. Trump and then passed to...


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...