Virginia shooter who shot Republicans was a Trump hater

Reports have Hodgkinson, confirmed as a volunteer in Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' failed campaign against Hillary Clinton , walking up and calmly asking if the participants were Republican or Democrat. Sanders also wished a ... More..

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GOP Shooter Posted Cartoons About Steve Scalise

The assailant, identified as James Thomas Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill ., is believed to have been especially upset over President Trump, according to social media postings, and Sanders said that he ap...More..

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter

Katyal wrote in his own Twitter post . Trump was referring to his controversial original travel ban, which barred the entry of citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States, but was quic...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign

The man suspected of shooting U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66 of Belleville , Ill. We live in challenging times and the political rhetoric has been turn...More..

IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, Flake used Scalise's cellphone to call the congressman's wife to let her know what happened. "There is no possible justification for such violence and it's truly pathetic that...More..

GOP Congressman Steve Scalise in 'critical condition' following shooting, says hospital
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

GOP Congressman Steve Scalise in 'critical condition' following shooting, says hospital

The shooter, James Hodgkinson, was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and his hatred of conservatives and President Donald...More..

President praises Capitol Police for subduing gunman
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

President praises Capitol Police for subduing gunman

According to Sen. Bernie Sanders , who released a statement on the shooting late Wednesday morning, Hodgkinson was a volunteer on the Sanders Presidential campaign. According to reports, Hodgkinson is 66 y...More..

Terry McAuliffe: 'We Lose 93 Million Americans a Day to Gun Violence'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Terry McAuliffe: 'We Lose 93 Million Americans a Day to Gun Violence'

McAuliffe, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, at least twice said the attack showed the need for anti-gun measures, a direct slap at the very Republicans who were attacked. Stymied in Wa...More..

39-day weekends-only recreational red snapper season
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

39-day weekends-only 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 said he's been working on crafting legislation in Con...More..

United States attorney general next in scandal's spotlight
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

United States attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, said he was troubled that Sessions wouldn't appear before the appropriations panel and that the apparent reason was "he does not want to discuss the scope of his recusal from the in...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Churches hold vigils for those shot at Congressional Republican baseball practice

Trump and his wife Melania were accompanied to the hospital by the presidents personal physician Ronny Jackson. Trump also confirmed that the man who opened fire at the field in Alexandria - wounding Rep...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., called it a "sad day", and offered prayers and thoughts to those present at the shooting. A gunman opened fire during an early morning baseball practice for Republican members of ...More..

Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say

Rand Paul - who was on the field at Wednesday's shooting - said he's been thinking about since the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France in 2015. Congressman Joe Barton, who manages the team, was there with his 10-ye...More..

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

He was living out of the gym bag. Euille said that "very friendly" Hodgkinson was "living out of the gym bag" and appeared to have everything he owned in it. But when he forwarded some possibilities, Hodgkins...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gillespie edges out Trump-aligned candidate in Virginia gov. primary

He was the epitome of party establishment - a former Republican National Committee chairman - in a state where that still matters. Northam won the Democratic nomination handily enough that the Associated Pre...More..

Man robs bank to get away from wife
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man robs bank to get away from wife

Lawrence John Ripple , 71, robbed a Kansas City bank in September in hopes of being given a prison sentence in an attempt to escape his wife , according to the Kansas City Star . "I feel great now", Ripple ...More..

3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

Spanier, 69, went to trial and was convicted of misdemeanor child endangerment in March after a five-year prosecution. They also say that, to this day, the identity of the boy seen in the shower with Sand...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man opens fire on Republican lawmakers, injures one before he is killed

Mika, a former congressional staffer, is a lobbyist for Tyson Foods. The agents were hailed as heroes. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into c...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Shooter Opens Fire at Congressional Baseball Practice

The chief of Capitol Police visited her Wednesday afternoon. The second injured congressman was not identified. Slater said he would only confirm that Hodgkinson had a rifle and a handgun. "An attack on one of ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital

A person who lived near the ballpark and asked not to be identified said he estimated that at least 80 to 100 rounds of ammunition was sacked. Michigan Congressman Mike Bishop said Scalise was standing on...More..

Comey giving FBI Trump memos: friend says
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Comey giving FBI Trump memos: friend says

When asked to explain why he wrongly claimed in his confirmation hearing that he never met with Russians , Sessions said he was flustered by the question from Sen. Congressional GOP leaders, including ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

US President Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

Senator Jack Reed said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Mr Sessions's involvement in Mr Comey's dismissal, because Mr Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Obama calls Republican lawmaker after shooting at baseball field

The gunman 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL was shot and died from his injuries. Hodgkinson opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle, unleashing multiple rounds before he was engaged by police officers an...More..

Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

The parade, celebrating the Warriors' 4-1 NBA Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers , will start at 10 a.m. Thursday at Broadway and 11th Street, team officials said . The team met with Obama when t...More..

Sacked Florida factory worker kills 5, self at former workplace
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sacked Florida factory worker kills 5, self at former workplace

My heart goes out to all their families". Shelley Adams , whose sister, Sheila McIntyre, was in the bathroom at the time of the shooting said she called her saying: " My boss is dead ". He is said to have ...More..