4 takeaways from Sessions' feisty testimony to Congress about Russian Federation

Trump . US President Donald Trump's administration has been dogged by allegations of collusion with the Kremlin in last year's election. The attorney general said there were some things he couldn't talk about because of long standing poli... More..

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 5 minutes of terror at baseball field in Alexandria
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 5 minutes of terror at baseball field in Alexandria

Matt Rudiger, a 45-year-old salesman who was at a Metairie, Louisiana , coffee shop near Scalise's district office, said the shooting "really hit close to home" because he and Scalise both graduated from A...More..

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, a House colleague told CNN , in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack". The Republican lawmakers were preparing fo...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

The suspect was identified in reports as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Sen. The team was herded into a dugout, and Donnelly says he scanned the field for any gunmen there. We are blessed for the ser...More..

US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree

Capitol Police Officer David J. Bailey, who was part of the congressional security detail and bravely put his life on the line to protect and serve the community", Akinleye said . "Real change can only come a...More..

Second Amendment Foundation: Alexandria Shooting the Result of 'Democratic Hate Speech'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Second Amendment Foundation: Alexandria Shooting the Result of 'Democratic Hate Speech'

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was among those shot on Wednesday morning. Earlier in the day his condition had been described as "stable", and he had spoken by telephone with his wife. You can se...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Video Obtained of Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Great Bend, said he was not at the baseball practice this morning when a gunman opened fire , injuring at least five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La. "He...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Cobb congressman Barry Loudermilk uninjured in shooting at GOP baseball practice

Rep. Ron DeSantis , a Republican who represents Florida's 6th congressional district in Jacksonville, said he was at the practice but chose to leave a little early with Rep. The congressman from Florida's 6t...More..

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

Joe Barton , R-Texas. The Washington Post , quoting unnamed law enforcement officials, identified him as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. Hodgkinson allegedly shot Scalise, along with four ...More..

Limits to press access imposed in Senate
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Limits to press access imposed in Senate

It was obvious the A.G. wanted to clear his name and it was obvious the Democrats wanted to get anything they could to continue to taint the administration with clouds of suspicion. Coons on Wednesday said he b...More..

California Dispensaries Could Sell Both Recreational and Medical Marijuana
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

California Dispensaries Could Sell Both Recreational and Medical Marijuana

The House bill was written in a "rapid and sloppy" manner, said Jim Borghesani, spokesman for the "Yes on 4", the ballot question campaign group behind the voter-approved law. But lawmakers are now moving quick...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

So I started crying and laid flat on the ground with my dogs. The officers were part of the team that protects high-ranking members of Congress. Scalise is third in line in the leadership of the House . La...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

A 66-year-old IL man has been identified as the suspect in this morning's shooting at a Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, according to the Washington Post. Capitol Police officer...More..

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

Their unimaginable ordeal in the line of fire unfolded over 10 awful minutes at a neighborhood field in Alexandria, Virginia, as players piled into dugouts seeking shelter, armed only with bats to repel bullets...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Cellphone video captures sounds of gunfire when Republican Congressional members were ambushed

The extent of the injuries was not immediately known. He said he saw the gunman holding a semi-automatic rifle in the area behind third base, and that Scalise had been near second base. "People know this is...More..

Virginia Gubernatorial Primary Shows Divisions in GOP
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Virginia Gubernatorial Primary Shows Divisions in GOP

N. Swing state Virginia's off-year gubernatorial contests are often used to forecast the outcomes of midterm congressional elections. Perriello fought Northam to nearly a draw in both Loudoun and Prince William...More..

USA politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

USA politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

Hodgkinson was a licensed home inspector in IL according to public records, but his license lapsed last November. They are telling media to standby for an update. "Many people likely would have died this mornin...More..

Officials Responding To Security Alert At Travis Air Force Base
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Officials Responding To Security Alert At Travis Air Force Base

The base tweeted that a security alert is in place and said to shelter in place, locking doors and windows. The facility's main gate was closed, Fairfield police wrote on Twitter, and social media users r...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Scalise was out of surgery but remained in critical condition, according to the hospital. As whip, he is the chief vote counter in the Republican conference. Scalise represents a district that includes some New...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released

Scalise was shot in his hip and underwent surgery; as of Wednesday afternoon, he was listed as being in critical condition. "I told him they were Republicans", Duncan recalled. After the gunfire stopped, Sen....More..

Rep. Steve Scalise Is in Critical Condition Following Surgery
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise Is in Critical Condition Following Surgery

A man who shot top Republican politician Steve Scalise at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia has died from his injuries. He is now listed as being in critical condition . He also spe...More..

Shooting reported in Va. involving member of Congress and police
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Shooting reported in Va. involving member of Congress and police

He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House. "This is a sad day for all Americans, regardless of political affiliation", said Sen. The shooting took place during the Republi...More..

Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over 'alt-right'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over 'alt-right'

The controversy illustrates the continued clash among evangelicals over President Donald Trump and the more radical, white nationalistic branch of his supporters. The Committee on Resolutions decided the lang...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Shooting in Virginia: What we know

During a press conference authorities from Alexandria and Capitol Police said it was very early on in the investigation and they will not say much about the incident. Barrasso, who was in a hearing at the ti...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected to the House in 2008. The suspect was also wounded and detained, and President Donald Trump confirmed Hodgkinson died at the hospital. The gunma...More..