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  1. Trump Jokes Rep. Steve Scalise Getting Shot Was 'A Hell Of A Way To Lose Weight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Switched

    "Steve Scalise, braver than all of us. He had a more rough year than most of us.

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  2. Sen. Tim Scott Responds To John Kelly: 'No Compromise To Make' On Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Switched

    Sen. Tim Scott seemingly chided White House chief of staff John Kelly on Tuesday after the former Marine Corps general claimed that the Civil War was caused by the inability to compromise. "We need to stop relitigating and referencing the Civil War as if there was some moral conundrum," Scott, the sole black Senate Republican, said in a statement.

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  3. John Kelly Says Lack Of 'Compromise' Started Civil War, Defends StatuesRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | Switched

    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Monday that a "lack of ability to compromise led to the Civil War" and called the removal of Confederate monuments a "dangerous" scrubbing of history. Kelly, speaking to Fox News' Laura Ingraham during the debut of her new show, "The Ingraham Angle," made the comments when asked about his thoughts on the removal of two plaques honoring President George Washington and Gen.

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  4. The Search For Paul Manafort's Antique Rug StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Switched

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy and money laundering on Monday as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Manafort laundered more than $18 million, the indictment alleges, which he used to buy property, goods and services in the U.S., thereby pursuing a "lavish lifestyle" while evading taxes.

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  5. Steve Scalise On Las Vegas Shooting: It Has 'Fortified' My Support For Gun RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Switched

    Rep. Steve Scalise , who is recovering from being shot in the hip by a gunman during a congressional baseball practice in June, said Tuesday that the massacre in Las Vegas has "fortified" his stance on gun rights. In an interview with Fox News that aired Tuesday evening, Scalise dismissed calls for gun reform as "wrong" and said Americans should be focused on praying for the victims rather that pushing their political beliefs.

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  6. Here's Why Authorities Aren't Calling The Las Vegas Massacre An Act Of TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Switched

    A 64-year-old man slaughtered dozens of people late Sunday night, firing hundreds of rounds into a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump called it an " act of evil ."

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  7. White Nationalist Calls Trump's Denouncement Of Hate Groups 'Kumbaya Nonsense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Switched

    Richard Spencer, the 39-year-old white nationalist leader, said Monday that he did not take President Donald Trump 's statement denouncing hate groups seriously , and two of Spencer's associates shared a somewhat similar sentiment with HuffPost. "The statement today was more Kumbaya nonsense," Spencer said, speaking to reporters in his office and part-time home in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  8. Steve Scalise Readmitted To ICU In Serious Condition Over Concerns Of InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Switched

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who has been recovering from injuries inflicted by a gunman who opened fire on a GOP team baseball practice , was moved back into the intensive care unit, his team said late Wednesday night. A spokesperson for Scalise tweeted on Wednesday that he was being readmitted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center's ICU "due to new concerns for infection" and was listed in serious condition.

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  9. Lobbyist Shot During GOP Baseball Practice Released From HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Switched

    Matt Mika was among the six people who were wounded when a gunman opened fire at Republican lawmakers in a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. The lobbyist wounded last week by a man who opened fire on a congressional GOP baseball practice in Virginia has been released from the hospital.

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  10. Steve Scalise Moves Out Of Intensive Care UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Switched

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is no longer in the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, officials said. The move signals an improvement in Scalise's condition since undergoing multiple surgeries after a lone gunman shot him in the hip last week while he was practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity.

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  11. Barely Anyone Thinks The U.S. Is Making Progress In Stopping Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Switched

    Police put up tape to clear journalists from the outfield area of a baseball field where shots were fired during a congressional baseball practice, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 14. America's most recent bout with high-profile gun violence has done little to shake people's attitudes about guns, which remain both complex and deeply polarized, according to two newly released surveys. Just 12 percent of the public thinks American society has gotten better at preventing gun violence since the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.

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  12. Rep. Steve Scalise Is Now In 'Fair Condition' And Starting RehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Switched

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been upgraded from being in a serious condition to a fair condition, his official Twitter account announced, adding he "continues to make good progress." Scalise's official Twitter account shared the update from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center just after noon on Wednesday.

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  13. 5 Things You Must Do Before You File Your Travel Insurance ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Switched

    Peter Kuhmerker was set for the vacation of a lifetime -- a nine-day Ireland tour from Dublin to Killarney booked through Great Value Vacations. As a precaution, he even purchased a "cancel for any reason" travel insurance policy through the company.

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  14. Rep. Steve Scalise's Life Was Saved By A Black Queer Woman. Here's Why That Matters.Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Switched

    Several GOP members of Congress who were targeted in a horrific act of gun violence at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia last week agree that if not for the Capitol Police, who stopped the gunman , many among them and their aides might be dead. Rep. Steve Scalise , the House Majority Whip, was critically wounded and, thankfully, his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious , as he continues to recover.

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  15. Democrats Are 'Children Of Satan,' Right-Wing Radio Host SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Switched

    A right-wing radio host dismissed the prayers Democrats offered after last week's shooting during a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "Why would you want to pray with the children of Satan?" Jesse Lee Peterson said in comments posted online by Right Wing Watch.

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  16. Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Switched

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was upgraded from critical to serious condition, a spokesperson for the congressman announced on Saturday evening. An update posted to Scalise's official Twitter account said that he underwent another surgery on Saturday, and added that he continues to show signs of improvement.

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  17. Alexandria Shooting Exposes More Republican HypocricyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Switched

    Within minutes of the lone-nut rampage shooting targeting Republican politicians in Alexandria, Virginia, right-wingers took to the airwaves to smear Democrats, Bernie Sanders, and "the Left" for bearing some responsibility for the violence because of their "hatred" of Republicans. Hearing the news that the alleged shooter had worked for his campaign, Senator Sanders stated categorically as he has done for years that there is no justification for violence of any kind.

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  18. Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Switched

    Doctors gave an update on the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Friday, saying he is still in critical condition from being shot on Wednesday. Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said the team working with Scalise is "encouraged" by his progress.

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  19. After Shooting Of GOP Lawmakers, Senate Extremism Hearing Focuses Only On MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Switched

    Early Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, a 66-year-old white man opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers practicing for an upcoming charity baseball game. Six were injured, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition.

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  20. Steve Scalise Is In 'Critical' Condition. Here's What That Means.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Switched

    When House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip Wednesday after a gunman opened fire on Republican congressmen at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, the hospital that treated him released a report saying the "bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding." Scalise underwent immediate surgery and received a blood transfusion.

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