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by | June 23, 2017 | 09:43

The day before the attack, he engaged in a profane tirade against President Trump in a conversation with a mechanic in Alexandria, echoing some of the criticisms of Trump and Republicans that he had posted on social media accounts. A statement from Medstar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise "continues to make good progress". When the actor in a well attended Shakespeare play in NY playing the part of Julius Caesar - a Roman emperor who just happens to be assassinated during the ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:38

On Monday, the jury was told it could find Officer Heaggan-Brown guilty of the original charge, first-degree reckless homicide , or of either of two lesser charges: second-degree reckless homicide, which carries a maximum of 15 years in prison, or homicide by negligent operation of a unsafe weapon, punishable by as many as five years in prison.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:29

The Senate measure maintains much of the structure of the House bill, but differs in several key ways. In that sense, it looks like the House bill, which the CBO said would cut Medicaid by $834 billion over a decade (relative to current law), with a loss of 14 million beneficiaries.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:28

The family of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said Sunday this Father's Day has a special meaning one day after Scalise underwent a third surgery after being shot last Wednesday by a man who was reportedly distraught over President Donald Trump's election.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:26

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans , and the legislation is unpopular with the public. He said he wants a bill that protects pre-existing conditions , yet provides flexibility so that if someone wants to purchase only catastrophic health insurance, that will be available as an acceptable option.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:28

In the process of picking players for our respective teams, some of the names that I had on the board for the Bulls came off before we even had a chance to make our selection at 16. "These kids are 18-years-old when I get them, some of them are 17", he said. What you also didn't realize is that (Karl-Anthony Towns) shot the ball that way.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:25

The most infamous White House recording system existed during President Richard Nixon's administration. By nearly every measure, the Trump White House has reduced transparency about the workings of government. In recent weeks, a number of Spicer's question-and-answer sessions with reporters have been conducted off-camera, including on Monday. He has been the subject of recurring skits by comic Melissa McCarthy on " Saturday Night Live " and his afternoon briefings have garnered strong ratings.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:14

Southern portions of East Texas have been bracing for impact from Tropical Storm Cindy , which has weakened to a tropical depression . Life-threatening flash floods are possible and rivers could break their banks causing further flooding.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:14

The measure immediately encountered enough opposition from GOP senators to block passage. There have been rumblings of discontent among right-leaning lawmakers in both chambers as they heard rumors of McConnell's concessions to moderates in the bill .

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:15

According to CNN , a 10-year-old boy from Fort Morgan, Alabama had died on Wednesday due to getting hit by a log that was carried by a wave. "Regardless it is the rain, if anything we have to watch out for with ( Tropical Storm) Cindy ", meteorologist Matt Devitt said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:11

Jason Pye, director of public policy and legislative affairs for FreedomWorks , provided some initial reactions to Breitbart News. The 142 page bill certainly changes parts of Obamacare , but it's not a full repeal. In talking with reporters at the Capitol, Paul stated his longstanding opposition to Obamacare and said and called the Senate bill "Obamacare-Lite".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:08

At a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump reiterated that he felt vindicated by Comey's testimony before a Senate committee yesterday but also said that Comey lied in characterizing conversations between the two.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:00

The Supreme Court added another thorny political case to its docket next term, agreeing Monday to rule on whether Wisconsin's legislative districts are so politically loaded that they violate the Constitution. A supreme court ruling faulting the Wisconsin redistricting plan could have far-reaching consequences for the redrawing of electoral districts that is due after the 2020 USA census.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:58

They carjacked a driver who stopped at the scene, and stole at least one more vehicle while on the run , police say. The two men are suspected of killing prison transfer Sgts. The escapees tied the man up with a belt and put socks on his hands so that he could not use his fingers, the sheriff said. For several hours, the suspects threatened the couple, while eating their food and stealing their clothes and valuables.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:20

Now, the defense claimed - and it just put one witness on the stand. "A gunfight doesn't end until the threat is stopped", he said . Former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, center, speaks with his attorney Jonathan Smith in Milwaukee County Court on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Milwaukee after being acquitted on first-degree reckless homicide charges in the killing of Sylville Smith .

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:18

Children who attend Thursday's event will learn to float, kick and how to blow bubbles. "Our whole family, they all have to go get swim lessons". Drowning remains the leading cause of unintended, injury related death for US children ages 1-4, and the second leading cause for children under 14.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:08

Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into Republican electoral majorities. The justices last took up the topic in 2004 in a case called Vieth v. Both sides asked the court to expedite its decision, as the school districts need to know by August 4 what their budgets are. In this case, Registered Democratic voters asserted that Republicans used two techniques, cracking and packing, to weaken the effect of Democratic votes state wide.

by | June 23, 2017 | 07:57

The mayor would appoint two members to the central board, and the borough presidents would have one pick each. State lawmakers could, in theory, return to Albany before July 1, or even after that, to extend mayoral control - which was first implemented in 2002.

by | June 23, 2017 | 07:54

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Jackson sentenced the father of two to a four-year prison term and a three-year term of supervised release Thursday. Welch's attorney had asked for a sentence of 1½ years in prison. Welch pleaded guilty in March in federal court to gun charges of interstate transportation of a firearm with intent to commit an offense. Still, Welch was warned by a friend and his girlfriend against doing "something stupid", as she put it in a text that was included in court ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 07:33

US intelligence chiefs have concluded that Russian Federation orchestrated a campaign to undermine the American election process that included espionage and cyber-attacks, as a means to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. In a 98-2 vote, the Senate approved tougher measures against Iran's ballistic missile program, due to the country's support for terrorist groups and its record on human rights.

by | June 23, 2017 | 06:48

Bread for the World today voiced its opposition to the Senate's health care legislation, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA). "Make no mistake, this health care plan is of the rich, by the rich and for the rich", he said .

by | June 23, 2017 | 06:47

Republicans in the Senate on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare. "As I've said previously, the Affordable Care Act is not working for many OH families and small businesses".

by | June 23, 2017 | 06:30

The driver of the auto then slams into the center divider before going back into traffic, hitting a truck and causing the truck to flip. The driver of the pickup suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital, according to local media reports .

by | June 23, 2017 | 06:11

Announcing the change in classification, Interior Secretary Ryan Zink said: "This achievement stands as one of America's great conservation successes". " Grizzly bears have more than doubled their range since the mid-1970s and now occupy more than 22,500 square miles of the ecosystem", said the agency in a September 6 statement.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:51

Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March and drove to the Alexandria area, where he then lived in his auto at a YMCA across the street from the baseball field. Hodgkinson made numerous posts on all of his social media accounts espousing anti-Republican views, all of the posts reviewed so far appear to be First Amendment-protected speech.