Congressional Baseball Game will go on as scheduled after shooting

Alabama talk radio host Matt Murphy claimed he spoke with Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) who was at the scene of the shooting . The 51-year-old congressman from Louisiana was in critical condition after surgery at a Washington hospital for a gunshot wo... More..

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Bills targeting opioid abuse up for Wisconsin Senate vote
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bills targeting opioid abuse up for Wisconsin Senate vote

The Assembly is scheduled to vote on the measure Wednesday. Last week, the Senate Committee on Education rushed through a bill regarding unaccountable voucher schools (Senate Bill 293). The other would ensure...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Robert Mueller investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Mueller's team wants to interview senior intelligence officials, as the investigation expands from Russia's meddling in the presidential election, to whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with the R...More..

Donald Trump Uses Democratic Playbook In Pushing For Health Care Reform
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Donald Trump Uses Democratic Playbook In Pushing For Health Care Reform

About 60% of grain exports use inland waterways, and up to 25% of the nation's coal and petroleum are moved in this way as well. Trump says an $8.7 billion maintenance backlog for waterways is only getting wo...More..

Tyson Foods executive among those shot at GOP baseball practice
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Tyson Foods executive among those shot at GOP baseball practice

A representative for Walberg said the Republican congressman planned to issue a statement shortly regarding Mika. "Matt Mika, one of the guys who helps us, is here at the hospital", Rep. Dave Camp, both Mic...More..

Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims

Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. On Friday, the leaders of the House of Representatives intelligence committee's investigatio...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors' comeback year in memes

Monday's loss denied the Cavaliers a chance to repeat as champions and for James to get his fourth championship ring. "Adding (George) to the mix might be the closest thing we could see to another te...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Warriors unanimously decline White House visit

Fans light a LeBron James jersey on fire after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., on Monday June 12, 2017. "I might call him and...More..

Law enforcement officials identify James T. Hodgkinson as shooter at Congressional ballgame
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Law enforcement officials identify James T. Hodgkinson as shooter at Congressional ballgame

Steve Scalise and several others has been identified as Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson was still in IL as recently as March, when the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department responded to a "shots fired" call and found...More..

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital treating hurt congressman
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital treating hurt congressman

Trump described Scalise as a "very good friend", a "patriot" and a "fighter". Scalise - the House Republican Whip - was traveling with a small security detail. Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Stonewalling Sessions Runs Away From Tough Questions In Senate Inquiry

SHAPIRO: Beyond his explanation for that particular remark, were there things you learned from today's hearing that you think could be important to the investigation? "Consistent with longstanding Departmen...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jason Miller Gets Into Tense Exchange Over Calling Kamala Harris 'Hysterical'

The scene was almost identical to one that played out during a hearing last week , when Harris was questioning Rosenstein . When she was chastised for not allowing Sessions to complete his answers, libera...More..

Kentucky National Guard soldiers arrested for sexual assault
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kentucky National Guard soldiers arrested for sexual assault

June 3 for the report of a sexual assault. Austin Dennis, 21, was charged with second-degree sodomy and 22-year-old Jacob Ruth was charged with second-degree sodomy. It has no place in the Kentucky National G...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Cop at frat brothers' hearing: Pledge 'looked like a corpse'

The court was shown photos of Piazza in the hospital, with obvious markings on his head, face and legs. Scicchitano was on the witness stand for much of the day. After watching the footage, some of the defend...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressman DeSantis says he's 'lucky' he left baseball practice early

On WBEN radio in Buffalo, New York, Michael Caputo, who resigned from the Trump campaign a year ago, called the shooting "karma" for Democrats . He also said he won't shirk from meeting with constituents...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

The judge denied the jury's request to get transcripts of squad vehicle audio and of Yanez's statement to investigators the day after the shooting. The squad-car video shows a wide view of the traffic stop an...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down

John McCain (R-CA) chastising her for not letting Sessions speak. Harris was the only senator to be reprimanded during Tuesday's hearing, even though several of her male colleagues also interrupted Se...More..

San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman

Authorities said the gunman was wearing a UPS uniform. Jessica Franklin said the workers started banging on the bus when it made a stop Wednesday. A woman named Michelle, who did not want to provide her las...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Hodgkinson , died of his injuries. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said . The annual Congressional baseball game will go on as pla...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting

Trump announced during an update from the White House that the suspect died after being taken to the hospital. A top Republican congressman, members of the U.S. "Today, we are especially grateful to our l...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital where Scalise is being treated

While police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine whether it was a deliberate political attack, the shooting intensified concerns about the sharp divide and bitter rhetor...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

What Is The Congressional Baseball Game?

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, still in his baseball uniform, told reporters that Scalise's security detail, Capitol Hill police and then Alexandria police returned fire in a battle that lasted as long as 10 minutes an...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Local lawmakers respond to baseball practice shooting

Both of officers in his security detail were wounded but stopped the suspect, James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill . Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special agent. Sanders said he was "sickened...More..

Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Two police officers, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also shot. Capitol Police do occasionally assign an officer to attend baseball practices on a case-by-case basis. "It's time to destroy Trump & Co...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Witness captures video of shooting where U.S. congressman, four others wounded

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the third-ranking Republican in the House, was fielding balls on second base when a gunshot crumpled him, Arizona Sen. Five people were taken from the scene to hospitals, Alex...More..