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Dead gunman was open about Bernie Sanders support on social media

Dead gunman was open about Bernie Sanders support on social media

He condemned the shooting , saying in a statement that he was " sickened by this despicable act ". Sanders, speaking from the Senate floor, said he had been informed that Hodgkinson volunteered...

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Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Two Capitol Police officers were wounded in the shooting but they are in good condition, according to officials. Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediat...

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Pres. Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

His comments appeared to take the White House by surprise. "I assume Rosenstein won't be party to such a farce", Lederman wrote, suggesting that the deputy attorney general might very well defy ...

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James Hodgkinson, suspect in Virginia congressman shooting, dies of injuries

James Hodgkinson, suspect in Virginia congressman shooting, dies of injuries

Hodgkinson is listed in state records as the owner of a home inspection business, the Washington Post reported . "If he were to give us some kind of indication that he was mental or if he was out...

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The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

Levin said he'd been traveling across California, meeting with government officials and talking about the problem of increasing political violence. "They should be guillotined". "This is a powde...

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Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes by Trump associates, the daily said, quoting unnamed U.S. officials. "The investigation is examining possible contact...

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Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation

Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation

They seemed to chafe at the long hours imposed by O'Neill, who wanted them to work 12 1/2-hour days until 9:30 p.m. There's also no rule on how many times the judge can send them back to deliberat...

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U.S. politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting

U.S. politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting

Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday the "seriously wounded" Rep. Steve Scalise and the "courageous" Capitol Police officers who engaged a gunman during the congressional baseball pract...

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Putin Offers Comey Asylum From Political Persecution in Russian Federation

Putin Offers Comey Asylum From Political Persecution in Russian Federation

He failed to confirm that he will run for a fourth term, as expected, next year. Acknowledging that the U.S. Senate is set to introduce new sanctions on Russian Federation and to prevent the Tr...

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Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment

Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment

It's been reported that both Bailey and Griner have non-life threatening injuries. "She was intense, very tenacious", Scott Robinson said. Griner finished high school in 2002 and went on to Hood C...

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Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Hodgkinson, 66, who was shot by police at the scene and later died, was a member of a group called Terminate The Republican Party and had volunteered for the presidential campaign of Democratic candid...

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Alexandria Shooting: President Trump Confirms Gunman Has Died

Of the at least five people who were wounded , Brooks named Scalise along with a congressional staff member, two law enforcement officers and another officer who was either with the Capitol Polic...

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Trump Visits Scalise In Hospital After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Trump Visits Scalise In Hospital After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Bailey is a Capitol Police special agent who is part of the congressional security detail. Hodgkinson , from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill pol...

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Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House. "He's going to be OK, we hope", Trump said. Scalise has represented Louisiana's 1st District since 2008. "He shot at Steve...

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Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. Committee chairman...

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Authorities say escaped polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was living out of his vehicle when he was captured in South Dakota . When polygamist religious leader Lyle Jeffs vanished from house ...

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FBI investigates Chinese woman's disappearance as kidnapping

FBI investigates Chinese woman's disappearance as kidnapping

Nearly one month into a year-long appointment at the UIUC campus, Zhang's friends told police that she was heading to an apartment complex in Urbana to sign a lease. "The biggest thing right now is we...

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Congress heads back to work after shooting

Congress heads back to work after shooting

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminat...

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Blimp Crashes and Burns at Wisconsin Golf Tournament

Early on, No. 18 had surrendered 11 birdies and was playing as the easiest hole on the course. En route to a 68 Thursday, he joined George Burns (1982 at Pebble Beach) and Andy Dillard (1992 at Pebble...

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Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

More than $1 million has been raised for Congressional Sports for Charity, and more than 20,000 tickets have been sold for the game, the organizers wrote on Facebook Thursday afternoon. "There is so...

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GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms

GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms

DE 105.9's Rob Petree reached out to almost every republican lawmaker in the House, and the following State Representatives agreed to issue responses. "Saying that DE is going to be a "third world cou...

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Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., and four others were wounded by a 66-year-old IL man who appears to have been a staunch critic of Trump and Republicans. "We will miss Steve on the field", R...

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Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Hodgkinson contacted the office of Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., 14 times through email or telephone. Conservatives immediately seized on Hodgkinson's support for Sanders, with commentator Ann Coulter , ...

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Pilot hurt as blimp crashes at US Open

Open", Hadwin said. Pre-tournament favourite Dustin Johnson also sits on three over par (through 16 holes) after a disastrous run of double bogey, bogey, birdie, bogey from hole 14 to 17. Three su...

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Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

Hung juries-when jurors fail to reach a unanimous verdict-aren't uncommon in cases of officer-involved shootings that end up in criminal court, according to Philip M. He also faces two lesser counts o...

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In dismissive tweet, Trump seems to confirm obstruction probe

The interviews with the national security officials are a sign that Mueller is prioritizing the question of obstruction, says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, and turning the focus on the presid...

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Just in: President Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

And he repeatedly refused to reveal whether he had spoken to the President regarding Mr James Comey's handling of the probe into Russian election meddling - which the former Federal Bureau of Invest...

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Congressman among 4 shot in Virginia

Hodgkinson, who goes by Tom, owns a home-inspection business in Belleville, a southern IL town of more than 40,000 just across the Mississippi River from St. "My hopes and prayers are that Represe...

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Adele Visits London's Grenfell Tower After Fire Kills Dozens

Adele Visits London's Grenfell Tower After Fire Kills Dozens

A prominent London Member of Parliament, David Lammy of the opposition Labour Party, said corporate manslaughter charges should be brought against those held responsible for the tragedy. Last Nove...

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SC health systems announce new partnership

Almost half of South Carolinians would be within 15 minutes of a facility operated by the merged system, which would be the largest private employer in SC, with more than 28,000 employees and 2,800 ph...

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United States travel ban goes to Supreme Court

United States travel ban goes to Supreme Court

The administration filed emergency applications with the nine high court justices seeking to block two different lower court rulings that went against Trump's March 6 order barring entry for people ...

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US lawmaker, 3 others shot in Virginia; gunman killed

US lawmaker, 3 others shot in Virginia; gunman killed

Capitol Police officers in Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson later died from his injuries. President Donald Trump , who visited Scalise's bedside Wednesday evening, said t...

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What channel is the 2017 Congressional baseball game on? (TV, stream info)

Earlier in the day Trump recognized Scalise as a friend, while commenting on the shooting that wounded five people at the baseball field. (AP Photo/J. "We may have our differences, but we do well, i...

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House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

Representatives for MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Scalise offered no updates on his condition on Thursday morning. He acknowledged, though, that most of his colleagues who were at the...

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US Secretary Of State Urges 'Flexibility' Ahead Of Russia Sanctions Vote

But Palestinian officials said payments to relatives of attackers and Palestinians imprisoned by Israel would continue. The expert said that while Tillerson repeated his characterization of the US-R...

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After a Tragedy, We Get Back on the Field

The shooting , which injured four people in all, was carried out by a 66-year-old man from IL called James Hodgkinson , who lived in a nearby van, hated Donald Trump and was shot dead by police. O...

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Congressional Baseball Game tickets selling fast following shooting

Congressional Baseball Game tickets selling fast following shooting

Here's what we know so far about those who were injured in the attack. The House majority whip, 51, is a five-term Republican from Louisiana. Tickets for the Congressional Baseball Game are being ...

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Kamala Harris is (again) interrupted while pressing a Senate witness

By the time the dust settled, Sessions had told Harris that her style of questioning made him "nervous". This was the second hearing in as many weeks where Burr had interrupted Harris . "Sir,...

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Republican congressman Steve Scalise still critically ill after baseball field shooting

Republican congressman Steve Scalise still critically ill after baseball field shooting

The shooting has provoked a wave of emotion on Capitol Hill, with Trump calling for unity, and lawmakers expressing concern over a possible rise in verbal or physical violence in the aftermath of a vi...

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Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

CNN recently had to add an embarrassing correction to a story ahead of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony. Unless Trump comes up with a clinching reason for firing Mueller that is now h...

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