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

It said he is in stable condition . "I'm horrified by the attack at the Republican baseball practice this morning", Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, said in a statement . He issued a statement saying he's "deeply saddened" by the shooting. A congressional staffer and two Capitol Police officers were shot . She said the shooting "went on f...

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  • Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice
Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice

Once they were able, Flake said he and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, who is a physician, went out to where Scalise was lying to apply pressure to the wound. Four people were shot and one congressman was shot in the hip. I don't know if he [shooter] was dead. It was a terrifying scene, witnesses said; Brooks estimated that more than 50 shots were fired. T...

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  • Top GOP lawmaker wounded in gunfire at baseball practice
Top GOP lawmaker wounded in gunfire at baseball practice

DeSantis said he did not know whether the man was the shooter. The Alabama lawmaker said his colleague left a trail of blood as he crawled away: "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on his wound in his hip". The gunman later died of his injuries. The shooting appeared to be a "deliberate attack", congressional and law enforcement ...

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  • President Trump: We Are Strongest When We Are Unified And Working Together
President Trump: We Are Strongest When We Are Unified And Working Together

In a message directed to Rep. Steve Scalise , the Louisiana Republican wounded in the attack, Trump said: "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting". The shooter is identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL. Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther away ...

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  • Pearce Describes Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice
Pearce Describes Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Steve Pearce, a Republican congressman from southern New Mexico, was present at a congressional baseball practice that ended with gunshots as someone opened fire on those practicing. Officials in Alexandria say they now have the suspect in custody. Pearce during an interview with KOAT-TV of Albuquerque (https://goo.gl/u0XUaR ) describes the sce...

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  • The Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) Receives $16.71 Average Price Target from Analysts
The Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) Receives $16.71 Average Price Target from Analysts

Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for VTS-270, a novel and well-characterized 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPβCD) product, under investigation as an intrathecally administered treatment for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1 (NPC-1).

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  • US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats
US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Still from last night's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , we learnt that Mr Sessions "cannot recall", "to the best of his knowledge" anything that actually matters and those he can recall, he "cannot disclose" because his sole objective in life may be to "protect" President Donald Trump's right to make (the worst) decisions ...

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  • U.S. civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism
U.S. civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism

About 100 people gathered in south Lansing Saturday morning, some to march against Sharia and others to oppose the march. Berreto has a six-year-old daughter and says she won't let her be oppressed. The nationwide rallies, dubbed the " March Against Sharia ", coincide with the Muslim holiday Ramadan and are sponsored by ACT for America , an or...

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  • Trump Calls For Unity After Gunman Opens Fire At Congressional Baseball Practice
Trump Calls For Unity After Gunman Opens Fire At Congressional Baseball Practice

The Capitol Police officers who were injured are "in good condition and have not suffered any life-threatening injuries at this point", Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said at the news conference. Two Republicans evidently ran into the gunman as they left the practice early. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what ...

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  • Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia
Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia

Capitol Police were at the scene because of the presence of Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in GOP leadership. Trump offers his own prayers to the Scalise family, and says the entire world is also praying for them. The shooting happened at a baseball field in Alexandria , Virginia at an early morning practice where more than 20 ...

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  • House majority whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice
House majority whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice

In a statement, Texas Rep. Roger Williams , one of the team's coaches, said one of his staff members was shot during the incident and is receiving medical attention. They shot the shooter. The shooting occurred around 7 a.m. ET in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, just south of Washington , D.C., and about 8 miles from Capitol Hill.

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  • Heroic Capitol Police Officer Shot Alexandria Attacker After Being Wounded
Heroic Capitol Police Officer Shot Alexandria Attacker After Being Wounded

Brooks said he was on deck at a practice for the congressional baseball team when the shooting occurred . Barton said the shooting lasted 5-10 minutes, and there were dozens if not hundreds of shots fired. NPR's Scott Detrow reports that a staff member from Rep. Roger Williams' office was wounded. "And then he shot again and I started runnin...

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  • Multiple People Shot in Del Ray Section of Alexandria
Multiple People Shot in Del Ray Section of Alexandria

The House made a decision to not hold any votes on legislation Wednesday, and many hearings were delayed. "And, you know, the look on his face was disturbing". A routine early morning baseball practice among Republican members of Congress quickly turned into a terrifying scene as gunshots rang out at the field in Alexandria , Virginia, today...

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  • Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressmen Identified As James Hodgkinson
Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressmen Identified As James Hodgkinson

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now heading up the investigation because members of Congress were involved in the shooting. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said his officers and Capitol Police officers exchanged fire with the gunman.

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  • Republican House Whip Steve Scalise Reportedly Shot In Virginia
Republican House Whip Steve Scalise Reportedly Shot In Virginia

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Marc Veasey, of Fort Worth. "There must have been 50, 100 shots fired", Brooks said. I hope Congressman Steve Scalise and all who were injured have a speedy recovery.

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  • Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears
Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears

He said North Korea would be at the top of the agenda next week at a high-level meeting between USA and Chinese officials. Tillerson testifies before Foreign Relations and a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, then before House Foreign Affairs and appropriations panels on Wednesday.

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  • LCSC's Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of Major League Baseball draft
LCSC's Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of Major League Baseball draft

Jimmy Murphy, a right hander from South Orange and a Columbia High School graduate, was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth round of the MLB Draft with a 248 pick overall. Shortstop Adam Hall, a student at Lucas secondary school, was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft.

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  • Jeff Sessions brands accusations of Russian Federation collusion an 'appalling lie'
Jeff Sessions brands accusations of Russian Federation collusion an 'appalling lie'

Sessions also pushed back against Comey's suggestion he may have failed to take appropriate steps to protect the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief from political pressure. "I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign", he said. Comey said the president then leaned on him to halt the Michael Flynn inv...

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  • Barletta skipped this year's Congressional baseball game, issues statement
Barletta skipped this year's Congressional baseball game, issues statement

Five people were taken to hospital after a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria near Washington , where Republican members of Congress were holding baseball practice, the Alexandria police chief said. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., said Scalise was standing on second base when he was shot. He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfield ...

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  • Trump saddened by shooting at congressional game
Trump saddened by shooting at congressional game

Other legislators who represent Berks County, Lloyd Smucker and Charlie Dent, said news of the shooting was devastating. "Lawmakers, staff members and even the young son of one of the members ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences to avoid the gunshots", CNN reported .

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