The Moment Democratic Baseball Team Got News of GOP Shooting

The office of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) confirmed that he had been wounded, and said he was in stable condition at a Washington, D.C. hospital. Mike Doyle , both Congressional baseball team managers for their respective parties, described to rep... More..

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Lawmaker on Virginia shooting: colleagues were 'screaming for reinforcements'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lawmaker on Virginia shooting: colleagues were 'screaming for reinforcements'

The Republican lawmaker was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., where he was in stable condition and underwent surgery. The House canceled proceedings for the day. Rep. Chuc...More..

Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4

Masahiro Tanaka's struggles continued Tuesday, as he yielded five runs over five frames in a loss to the Red Sox . Boston is surging with 11 wins in its last 15 games and displayed its power both at the pla...More..

Pennsylvania could lose 85000 by 2026 under House GOP health-care plan
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pennsylvania could lose 85000 by 2026 under House GOP health-care plan

Additionally, some plans that covered maternity, substance abuse or mental health care services included meaningful limits or restrictions, the analysis finds. "The Republican proposal will raise costs for olde...More..

Severe thunderstorm warnings in the immediate Chicago area have expired
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Severe thunderstorm warnings in the immediate Chicago area have expired

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for. To the south and east, active storms continue in an arc from Lake county in, to Iroquois county, where a s...More..

Four killed in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Four killed in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco

Some news reports said two people had been killed, including the shooter who was believed to have turned the gun on himself . Auto shop owner Robert Kim said he heard five to eight rapid gun shots, CBS aff...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

U.S. senators reach deal on Russian Federation sanctions

This time the sanctions are said to also be in response to Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election as well as targeting human rights abuses, cyber-attacks on Western institutions and large arms sales ...More..

SC congressman believes he saw, spoke to Alexandria shooter
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

SC congressman believes he saw, spoke to Alexandria shooter

But an odd thing occurred just as DeSantis was leaving the practice in a vehicle with fellow Rep. Jeff Duncan . But after Duncan and DeSantis saw a photo of alleged shooter James T. DeSantis said that if h...More..

Sheriff: Escaped inmates still on the run, stole a pickup
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sheriff: Escaped inmates still on the run, stole a pickup

Authorities in Putnam County, Ga ., say a manhunt is underway for two prison inmates who are described as "dangerous beyond description". This combo of undated photos provided Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by the ...More..

Trump administration amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump administration amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

Trump directed federal agencies to begin the 90-day ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, and a 120-day ban on refugees, 72 hours after lower court orders blocking it are lifted. The Fourth Circuit...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Senate Approves New Russia Sanctions for Election Meddling

Aside from Cuba, America's relations with Russia were at an "all-time low" over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and also over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential elections . Hal...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressman shot at baseball practice

Witnesses said a gunman opened fire on the field where members of the House and Senate were practicing before Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game, an annual charity event run by members of both parti...More..

Witnesses describe shooting at Republican baseball practice
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Witnesses describe shooting at Republican baseball practice

Sen. Sanders says suspected shooter reportedly volunteered on his campaign: "I am sickened by this despicable act.I condemn this action". House Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise , of Louisiana, was in s...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

West Virginia Senate votes to fund 'essential' services

MacKinnon, a Republican from Eagle River, said members of her caucus were reviewing the House bill. The House Finance Committee also rejected Senate plans to redirect $50 million from a gas pipeline project...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jeff Sessions Testifies, Defends His Silence on 'Private' Conversations With Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday avoided answering a handful of questions during his hearing before the Senate intelligence committee - but sought to explicitly avoid saying he is invoking "executi...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump says assailant in Scalise shooting has died, congressman in stable condition

The Louisiana Republicans is in stable condition at a Washington hospital . A witness who was nearby told reporters the scene was chaotic as police responded. " He was a sitting duck". Two Capitol P...More..

'Anti-Sharia' protestors clash with counter demonstrators
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Anti-Sharia' protestors clash with counter demonstrators

Police used tear gas to disperse rowdy demonstrators and arrested three people. About twice as many counter-protesters marshaled across the street. Left-wing counter protesters turned out in force at these ra...More..

Congressmen: Baseball shooting suspect asked if they were Republicans or Democrats
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressmen: Baseball shooting suspect asked if they were Republicans or Democrats

Lawmakers who were at the practice said the shootings could have been much worse if the security detail was not there. Colleagues said Scalise dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood a...More..

Congressman Steve Scalise Shot in Mass Shooting at Virginia Baseball Practice
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise Shot in Mass Shooting at Virginia Baseball Practice

Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup , a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. "My gratitude goes to the courageous men and women who ris...More..

Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting

They have been identified as Krystal Griner and David Bailey, and they have been credited with preventing the attack from being far worse. Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of ...More..

Gunman fires on congressional baseball practice in Virginia, wounding several
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Gunman fires on congressional baseball practice in Virginia, wounding several

A statement from the politician's office confirmed that he was one of those injured in the attack. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", his office said. "H...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Tillerson to testify in House as Russia sanctions vote nears

But Trump's top diplomat said some world leaders are grateful for the clarity of Trump's expectations. In this, Washington will seek the assistance of other countries, Tillerson said. The proposed budget ...More..

Michigan congressmen at softball field during shooting
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Michigan congressmen at softball field during shooting

Bergman about the shooter. Police received a call shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday that a shooter was firing on the field, and witnesses report hearing at least 50 gunshots during a shoot-out between the suspec...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MLB Draft 2017: Analysis, reaction to Baltimore Orioles Day 1 draft picks

Central and you can get live updates of all the picks, including local college and high school players. Hall, 18, was ranked as the No. 8 overall pitching prospect and the No. Hall, who was the 21st overall...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalia, staffers, police shot

Capitol Police , first responders, and colleagues", said a statement released by the congressman's staff. Democratic members of Congress , some of whom also had baseball practice on Wednesday, held a group p...More..