• The big moments in the Sessions testimony
The big moments in the Sessions testimony

King mentioned a memo from October in which the U.S. Intelligence Community wrote that they were confident that the Russian government were responsible for government email hacks and that those "thefts and disclosures are meant to interfere with the USA election process".

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  • Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting
Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

Scalise . He suffered a hip injury and underwent surgery at a Washington hospital. Representative Tim Ryan, who early on Wednesday was practising for the ballgame with fellow Democrats, told reporters that Washington politicians needed to cool their rhetoric.

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  • Congressman Ruiz was at Democrat baseball practice when GOP shooting happened
Congressman Ruiz was at Democrat baseball practice when GOP shooting happened

Fortunately an army vet was on the congressional team Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R- Ohio, an Iraq War veteran, told Fox News that once the shooting stopped he administered aid to Scalise, putting a compression on his wound., complimenting Mo Brooks' Rep.

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  • Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead
Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

One of his closest friends remains Rep. Cedric Richmond, a New Orleans Democrat who leads the Congressional Black Caucus and befriended Scalise when the two were both in the state House. Trump said in a tweet that Scalise "was badly injured but will fully recover", adding , "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". The page also contained ...

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  • Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police
Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report. According to his Facebook page, Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who battled Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago.

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  • Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia
Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia

The White House announced that U.S. President Donald Trump has been made aware of the situation. He also "liked" a political cartoon that suggested Scalise should be fired. "We had nothing but baseball bats to fight back against a rifle with", Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks said. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks d...

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  • Steve Scalise 'remains in critical condition' after Virginia shooting, hospital says
Steve Scalise 'remains in critical condition' after Virginia shooting, hospital says

Cutting across party lines, members of the bitterly divided US Congress today showed a rare unity as lawmakers and the nation grappled with the shooting at Congressmen at a baseball practicing session in a Washington suburb. Hodgkinson owns a home inspection business in the state of IL, according to the authorities. Officials have said the ...

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  • Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting
Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting

Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis left morning practice about 10 minutes before the shooting and believes he had an "abrasive" encounter with the gunman before departing. Senator Lindsey Graham showing gratitude in his post saying: "A hearty thank you to the us capitol police for the job they do in protecting members, staff and visitors each and ever...

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  • US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree
US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree

Scalise , 51, the No. 3 Republican in the House, underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition . Mika's family released a statement Wednesday saying he had been shot multiple times and was in critical condition. He said the shooting is an opportunity for unity. "For the grace of God, and the aim of ... our Capitol Polic...

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  • DC Reporters Say New Restrictions Bar Them From Filming in Capitol Hallways
DC Reporters Say New Restrictions Bar Them From Filming in Capitol Hallways

Sen. Amy Klobucher (D-Minn.), the ranking member of the Senate Rules Committee, called on the Republican majority "to allow reporting in the Capitol to proceed as usual". Collins gave him the opportunity to declare, "Comey's firing had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation". Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not act...

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  • California firms up marijuana rules, will allow deliveries
California firms up marijuana rules, will allow deliveries

It also allows retail sales and growing facilities, which are expected to open next year. More than 54 percent of MA voters approved the law, which allows adults 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana in public and 10 ounces at home, and to grow up to a dozen plants on their property.

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  • GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting
GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

USA politician Steve Scalise has been shot at Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The shooting at the Republican congressional baseball team's practice Wednesday in Virginia has reignited a long-simmering debate on Capitol Hill this year about the threats against members and increasing security.

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  • Nationals to Proceed with 108th Congressional Baseball Game
Nationals to Proceed with 108th Congressional Baseball Game

Republican congressmen and their staff were at this Virginia field today in preparation for a charity baseball tournament. And Rep. Linda Sanchez, California Democrat, has played every year except one during her congressional career and is the only female to play in the past several years.

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  • Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police
Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

The House cancelled proceedings for the day. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe tweeted a couple of times on his personal Twitter account, noting that the Commonwealth was standing by to help local law enforcement officers in Alexandria and that First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe, like him, had everyone affected in her thoughts.

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  • Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball
Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

Two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, who were assigned to Scalise's personal security detail, were behind the first base dugout when the shooting began, and moved toward Hodgkinson's location. "Someone tried to run Rep. (David) Kustoff off the road with her auto , and now a man seemingly attempted to assassinate several me...

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  • Witness captures Alexandria shooting on cell phone
Witness captures Alexandria shooting on cell phone

Hours later, police named 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois as the suspect in the shooting . She said the officer had gotten out of a parked auto, drawn a handgun and shouted something to the gunman , who then fired.

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  • After loss, Stewart says he may run for Senate
After loss, Stewart says he may run for Senate

And Justin Fairfax, a former federal prosecutor, has been steadily planning a campaign for lieutenant governor since 2013, when he lost the Democratic primary for attorney general to Mark Herring. "We've made great progress with solar and wind". Perriello ran as an unapologetic liberal crusader supported by prominent national Democrats like Sens.

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  • Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting
Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting

The shooting began around 7 a.m. Six people were killed in the incident and 13 others were injured when Jared Loughner opened fire on a crowd. "I don't think about it every day". There was a clip with at least eight shots. Telling the story later, his trousers were still scuffed and muddy and his elbows were scratched and bandaged.

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  • Lockdown at Travis Air Force Base a false alarm
Lockdown at Travis Air Force Base a false alarm

Within two hours, however, an all-clear was issued by the base, located near Fairfield, California, about 50 miles (80 km) northeast of San Francisco . Check back for additional information as it becomes available. The announcement came on the same day as pre-scheduled security drills. The main gate to the base was closed as a result of the in...

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  • Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice
Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

He was in critical condition following surgery, the hospital said. He delivered a brief address from the White House Diplomatic Room in which he denounced the shooting of a top House Republican and others as a "very, very brutal assault". Fellow Republican Mo Brooks, Representative for Alabama, said the majority whip from Louisiana was on the groun...

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