• GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'
GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

Hodgkinson died after he was shot by Capitol security officers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Steve Pastorkovich came to the congressional baseball game - his first ever - because he wanted to show solidarity and make a case for respectful disagreement.

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  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

His wife, Sue Hodgkinson, spoke publicly on Thursday evening for the first time since the shooting. Euille said they never discussed politics. "I know we'll be thinking about each of them as they take the field tonight". The hospital said Scalise was shot once in the left hip, fracturing bones and causing severe bleeding. Sanders, an independen...

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  • Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement
Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. "He will certainly be in the hospital for a considerable period of time", he said. Alex Jahangir, an orthopedic trauma surgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, who was not involved in Scalise's care. Scalise has undergone...

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  • Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife
Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife

A witness of the 2006 incident told police that " according to his foster daughter, he was always angry" and had punched his foster daughter's then 19-year-old friend Aimee Moreland "in the face with a closed fist". From the shooting , he also suffered broken bones, torn internal organs, and major internal bleeding. He is an avid baseball fan a...

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  • Michelle Carter found guilty of involuntary manslaughter
Michelle Carter found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

When he became sick because of the fumes, he stepped out of the truck, at which point Carter reportedly ordered him to " get back in ". He began deliberating late Tuesday after closing arguments concluded and read his verdict Friday morning.

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  • Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting
Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting

Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas is placed into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch.

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  • How Many Millions Does Trump Owe Lenders?
How Many Millions Does Trump Owe Lenders?

Those top-line numbers were largely the same as he had reported in his previous filing, which included all of 2015 and part of 2016. The report shows Trump resigned from more than 500 positions, mostly just before his inauguration. Bush, told ABC News that the form shows Trump "still owns most of his business empire". The report, which the ...

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  • Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition
Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition

In the course of Thursday night's charity game, which drew a record attendance to Nationals Park, MedStar hospital issued a new update on Scalise's condition, saying that the lawmaker "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours".

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  • Top Republican Congressman, 3 Others Shot When Gunman Opens Fire
Top Republican Congressman, 3 Others Shot When Gunman Opens Fire

Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago . Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. "We have no intention to remove all bullet fragments at this point", ...

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  • Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job Before Special Counsel Appointment
Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job Before Special Counsel Appointment

However, appointing an independent counsel would require Congress to re-instate the independent counsel statute , something that would require extensive support from Republicans to pass through Congress, especially if Trump vetoed it. Legally-speaking, experts say that that job belongs to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , though Trump co...

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  • Some Republicans Unhappy as NH House, Senate Ready to Negotiate Final Budget
Some Republicans Unhappy as NH House, Senate Ready to Negotiate Final Budget

GOP Senate leaders and the White House predicted a vote before the August recess on a newly crafted bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act , commonly known as Obamacare, and replace it with a Republican alternative that would drop coverage mandates under the current law.

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  • Steve Scalise fights for life after shooting
Steve Scalise fights for life after shooting

In critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a "much more difficult" struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump says. "Pray for Steve!" Trump added. He died later from injuries sustained in a shootout with police. Hodgkinson was fatally shot during an ex...

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  • Cuban-Americans react to talk of changes in restriction and policy
Cuban-Americans react to talk of changes in restriction and policy

During last year's presidential campaign, Trump threatened to "terminate" deals that the Obama administration made with Cuba. "It does not target the Cuban people but the measures are created to restrict the flow of money to oppressive elements of the Cuban regime".

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  • U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital
U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. Doctors attending to Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana said Friday they feel better about his condition after he was shot by a gunman. He let his business license expire and moved to the Washington , DC area in March, where he reportedly lived out of his whit...

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  • Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation
Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation

She graduated from Harvard Law School, clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the Supreme Court, and previously served as assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Policy in the Justice Department , according to a Washington Post profile .

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  • Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk
Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

The U.S. Capitol Police said Hodgkinson used a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle in the shooting, and traces run by investigators showed he evidently acquired the weapons legally. "By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy", said President Donald Trump ...

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  • UPS staff return after three warehouse workers shot dead
UPS staff return after three warehouse workers shot dead

A UPS employee opened fire at a San Francisco package delivery facility on Wednesday, injuring four and prompting a massive police response in a neighborhood near downtown, officials said . A police "contact team" soon found him armed with an assault pistol, the assistant chief said. They recovered two guns at the scene. Makeshift memorials...

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  • The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice
The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

Since the shooting, members of Congress have spoken about a need for unity, at a time when polarization seems to be at an all-time high. As for rehabilitation, Sava said he believed Scalise will be "able to walk and hopefully run" in the future.

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  • Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?
Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?

Almost half a million Puerto Ricans have moved to the US mainland in the past decade to find jobs and a more affordable cost of living as the island of 3.4 million people also struggles with a 12 percent unemployment rate. "Some see statehood as the best way to pull Puerto Rico out of its economic crisis", says CNBC . Although the 3 million reside...

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  • 'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy
'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

So, the fantasy that didn't occur is now being replaced by - by the way, technically, the president of the United States can not obstruct justice. "And when I watch these paid hacks on television, to be quite honest, I am sickened by how unpatriotically they undermine the Constitution of the United States on behalf of their client".

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