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NY man gets prison for messages to 2 GOP Congress members

A western New York man convicted of leaving menacing phone messages for two prominent Republican members of Congress was sentenced to five years in prison, prosecutors said Thursday.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019

Man who threatened Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, others, found guilty

A Grand Island, N.Y., man accused of leaving threatening voicemails for House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., last year was found guilty Wednesday, according …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018

Cathy McMorris Rodgers won’t run for House Republican leadership position

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced Tuesday that she will not run for a party leadership position in House.

Ryan anoints McCarthy to be his successor as House speaker

House Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed his top lieutenant, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, to be his successor, giving a significant boost to the Californian’s candidacy in hopes of averting a divisive …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017

House Majority Whip Scalise returns to work at Capitol

The congressman shot in June at a baseball practice is returning to work at the Capitol after three months in the hospital and at a rehabilitation facility.

Lifting gun-silencer regs is dangerous

A bill now working its way through the House would remove silencers from the list of devices regulated by federal authorities.

UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017

Scalise, injured in D.C. shooting, is discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise – who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month – has been discharged from a Washington hospital.

UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017

Wounded Rep. Scalise readmitted to intensive care

The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit.

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Another victim of the mass shooting that critically injured a congressman is out of the hospital.

UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017

Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice earlier this week had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the …

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017

Despite assaulting reporter, Gianforte calls for civil politics

Montana’s incoming congressman called for civility in politics on Friday, four days after his conviction for assaulting a reporter who asked him a question about health care.

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017

Inland Northwest Blood Center to participate in blood drive honoring Rep. Steve Scalise, other shooting victims

The Inland Northwest Blood Center is participating in a nationwide blood drive to honor Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot Wednesday during practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.

Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

The shooting at a baseball field that critically wounded a Republican congressman and injured several others is forcing lawmakers to ask what more should be done to ensure the safety …

Amy Goodman: ‘Emolument’ is new Beltway buzzword

Never in U.S. history has the prospect of a president’s real and potential business dealings created such a marked array of conflicts.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017

Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter’s path

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 …

Suspect killed in congressional shootout wanted to ‘terminate the Republican Party’

The shooter who was killed during gunfire at a practice for a congressional baseball game Wednesday morning belonged to a number of anti-Republican groups, including one called “Terminate the Republican …

UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017

Conservative lawmaker Scalise, shot in D.C. attack, is known for love of baseball

Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in his office near …

UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017

D.C. shooting: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, others shot at congressional baseball practice; shooter dead

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, officials said. His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.

House GOP elects McCarthy, Scalise to leadership

WASHINGTON — Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California capped a meteoric rise through the ranks of power on Thursday, winning election as House majority leader as Republicans shuffled their leadership in …