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White House: Mood in Congressman's hospital room 'emotional'

Earlier in the day, members of congress and their staff came to an Alexandria , Virginia baseball field to practice for a charity baseball tournament. Howeve...


Congressional charity game to go on as planned

He was identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old IL native with a history of lashing out at Republicans and their ...


Donald Trump probed by special counsel over possible obstruction of justice

For months, President Trump has been obsessed - publicly and privately - with clearing his name in relation to the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling ...


Trump Makes Cabinet, Staff Praise Him On Camera

President Trump's first full cabinet meeting raised eyebrows when the participants spent their time flattering their boss in front of the TV cameras. "It's...


Local members of Congress react to shooting of their colleague

Four other victims were transported to the hospital following the shooting. 'The thin blue line held today, ' he said. A hospital spokeswoman said Scalise, 51...


U.S. congressman in critical condition after mass shooting at Virginia baseball field

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived at the hospital at around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday night, bringing with them bouquets of flowers for the shooting v...


Georgia congressmen safe after shots fired at GOP baseball practice

Republicans in Congress told harrowing stories of a brush with death on Wednesday, as they struggled to make sense of a morning gun attack on a group of GOP law...


Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'

The sole gunman was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, aged 66. "Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime and the assailant has now died from his i...


Trump announces to expand apprenticeships programme

And this year's budget passed with about $90 million for apprenticeships. President Trump's budget, he's proposed a 40 percent cut in job training. Presiden...


Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

If the NCAA takes away Louisville's 2013 national title, the Cardinals would be the first school to ever have a championship season vacated and a banner removed...


Mickelson withdraws from US Open

Open at Erin Hills . It pledged to respond quicker and not wait to make a ruling. The last time Mickelson finished second at the U.S. Open was in Merion in...


Victims recovering after shooting during Congressional baseball practice

Residents describe it as a safe neighborhood where people walk around outside until late at night. Rep. Mike Doyle, the Democratic baseball manager, touched Bar...


Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

The Daily Beast is reporting that Hodgkinson called Republicans "racist & sexist" on his Facebook page ." Trump is a Traitor ", Hodgkinson wrote in a May ...


Suspect In Shooting Identified As Member of Anti-Republican Group

At least five people people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early Wednesday morning when a shooting erupted as they...


Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case

The ACLU posted a tweet Monday afternoon: "Yes, we may incorporate @realDonaldTrump's tweets about the ban into our Supreme Court argument". "These tweets m...


Congressman shot during baseball practice in northern Virginia

He shot the third-highest-ranking House Republican , whip Steve Scalise , and injured four others at the field just outside of Washington about 7am on Wednesd...


Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying

Trump said that he would be willing to testify under oath, and Collins said he should fully cooperate with the special counsel in the case. Comey testi...


Trump accuses Comey of lying under oath in fiery news conference

Sacked FBI chief Comey delivered his bombshell allegations at a Senate hearing Thursday, saying in his sworn testimony that he had asked a "friend" iden...


Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting

Scott Applewhite). The assailant, who had nursed grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP, fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was sh...


Lawmakers At Shooting Say Scalise's Security Prevented A 'Massacre'

Rep. Scalise was struck in the hip by a single rifle shot that caused bone fractures and internal organ bleeding. Scalise was rushed to MedStar Washington H...


Missouri Senate passes its version of abortion bill in special session

Republican Gov. Eric Greitens called lawmakers back to Jefferson City for the second time this summer for a special session focused exclusively on abortion....


Shooting of gun-rights congressman fires up both sides of debate

As of Wednesday, Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and former congressional staffer, was in critical condition after undergoing surgery for a gunshot woun...


Scalise Shooting Suspect Identified as James Hodgkinson

According to the Belleville News-Democrat, he was a licensed home inspector from 1994 until 1997. In March, Hodgkinson met with sheriff deputies in IL after...


Calls for gun control likely revving up already

But for the activists who are fighting in this moment for gun control , moments like this call for an even greater need to stay united, and to express sympathy...


Florida Fish and Wildlife announces updated dates for recreational red snapper season

In light of the original three-day federal season that ran June 1-3, Graves recognizes the extra days this summer aren't necessarily an ideal solution - but sai...