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Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Scalise , the No. 3 House Republican , was shot Wednesday along with several others during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia . Congressmen at the...

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Congressman Hit In Shooting At Baseball Field In Virginia

Congressman Hit In Shooting At Baseball Field In Virginia

According to the event's website, Senate and House members from each party play against each other and raise money for a Washington, DC, area charity. No political rhetoric in America, no matter how h...

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Trump claims 'total and complete vindication' after Comey testimony

But, as The New York Times editorial board correctly argued, "Mr Comey wasn't suggesting Mr Trump was ... inexperienced". This is made even more concerning by Comey's admission that the president ...

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Warriors Expected To Decline Possible White House Invitation

Naturally, one wonders if any of the Penguins players would conscientiously object to being a prop in a photo opportunity with President Trump - whose policies in office have been divisive, to put it ...

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Scalise Shooter Appeared To Be Bernie Sanders Campaign Volunteer

Scalise Shooter Appeared To Be Bernie Sanders Campaign Volunteer

A Washington hospital says the congressman shot during a baseball practice is in critical condition following surgery. Hodgkinson Facebook pages where he repeatedly posted about politics, most...

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Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

But the game itself stands as a rare, perhaps lone pillar of unity in a deeply divided Washington . The GOP lawmakers' team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. Wed...

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Giffords Leaves Gun Control Out of Reaction to Scalise Shooting

Giffords Leaves Gun Control Out of Reaction to Scalise Shooting

This time , it was an official security response that stopped the shooting. Will Scalise, who has an A+ rating from the NRA , be able to see the writing on the wall? "I can't answer about today", ...

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Congress members to play Congressional charity baseball game despite Wednesday shooting

According to the hospital, Mr. Scalise underwent surgery and is now in critical condition. CORNISH: Federal authorities confirmed to NPR that the shooter was James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. U.S...

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Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

I think we need to more to protect all of our citizens. According to investigators, gunman James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old from IL, arrived at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park shortly after 7am and f...

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Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations

A day after Comey accused Trump of lying and seeking to impede the Russian Federation investigation, the president said Friday that Comey's testimony vindicated him. The testimony would serve to str...

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California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

There must be "a discussion within the caucus - in a public forum - before we do something that would position our colleagues or our future colleagues", Capuano said , according to the source. Trum...

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Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

President Donald Trump said Hodgkinson died of the injuries he sustained during the shooting. "So we got to speak up for the whole country", said Hodgkinson in 2011. "We were doing batting pract...

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Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

USA officials in touch with Yun and medical personnel declined to say whether Warmbier remains in a coma or to make any comment on his current medical condition. State Department spokeswoman Heather N...

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After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents

But many are still missing after residents were left trapped on upper floors as flames rapidly ripped up the block after initially being told to stay in their homes. And BBC Radio broadcaster Fearne...

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Top House Republican Seriously Wounded in Shooting at Baseball Practice

Republican House of Representatives Majority Whip Scalise was in stable condition, a statement said on Wednesday. "In the field, I see Representative Scalise is shot but moving and he's trying...

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Record Democratic Gov. Primary Turnout in Arlington

Record Democratic Gov. Primary Turnout in Arlington

While these races have a tendency to hinge on local issues, Virginia is a key battleground during presidential and midterm election years. In the GOP race, Stewart ran a Trump-like campaign complete...

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Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

Johnson, however, who missed the Masters in April after a freak accident where he slipped on steps and hurt his back on the eve of the tournament, was adamant the length of Erin Hills would suit his...

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Bat-Signal to light up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

West, who died on Friday night in Los Angeles following a short battle with leukemia, played the caped crusader on the classic Batman television series, which aired from 1966-1968. West supplied...

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Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Majority Whip Steve Scalise arrives for a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in March. Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, was in stable condition and headed into surgery at a hospital ...

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Indian-American Ananya Vinay spells 'marocain' to win National Spelling Bee

She was one of 188 students to spell both words correctly, but her written score was not high enough to land her in the top 40 spellers. As a resident of Cali and a Warriors fan, Vinay couldn't leav...

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