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  1. Scalise to Begin Rehab for Gunshot WoundRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Roll Call

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been in the hospital for six weeks due to a life-threatening gun shot wound to the hip. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is set to begin "intensive inpatient rehabilitation" six weeks after he was shot in the hip during a congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

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  2. Steve Scalise Still in Hospital, But Calling InRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Roll Call

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., called into the Monday whip meeting. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is still in the hospital, but strong enough that he called in to the weekly whip team on Monday.

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  3. Scalise Undergoes Surgery for InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Roll Call

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., remained in serious condition after undergoing surgery for an infection on Thursday. Scalise was moved back into ICU on Wednesday after doctors became concerned about infection and his condition was downgraded from fair to serious.

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  4. Scalise Readmitted to ICU Amid Concerns Over InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Roll Call

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was readmitted to the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday amid new concerns about infection. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been readmitted to the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is in serious condition amid new concerns for infection, the hospital said in a statement Wednesday night.

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  5. House Republicans Bolster Member Security FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Roll Call

    Members will get a boost in security as part of a deal reached between appropriators and the House Administration Committee. House Republicans are moving quickly to address concerns about lawmaker safety after last week's shooting incident at the GOP baseball practice, including by making fiscal 2017 funding available for security at congressional events in members' districts.

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  6. Trump on Lack of Democratic Support: 'Who Cares?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Roll Call

    Back on the road in Iowa on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally signaled he is unconcerned with garnering Democratic support on legislation and warned foes they are "lucky" his supporters are not the protesting kind. The president returned to the combative and provocative style he used during the 2016 GOP primary and general election campaigns, blasting his critics and making statements like this one, to loud applause, of the Paris Climate Agreement : "Like hell its non-binding."

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  7. Senate Democrats Can't Slow GOP Health Care Bill Once It's WrittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Roll Call

    Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and his Democratic colleagues want to draw attention to the closed-door nature of the GOP health care talks. "If Republicans won't relent and debate their health care bill in the open for the American people to see, then they shouldn't expect business as usual in the Senate," the New York Democrat said.

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  8. GoFundMe Page For Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner Aims for $20KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Roll Call

    Cones, police tape and emergency medical bags are seen at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot during baseball practice on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, who was wounded in the ankle in the gun battle last week at the Republicans' baseball practice, has a GoFundMe page to support her recovery.

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  9. Partisanship Shut Out at Congressional Baseball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Roll Call

    The final moments of the 56th annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Thursday perfectly demonstrated the event's purpose - finding unity amid heated competition. Though the Democrats overwhelmingly beat the Republicans 11-2, that final score was eclipsed during the trophy presentation at the end of the night.

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  10. Opinion: In Praise of Congressional OpennessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Roll Call

    An FBI evidence response team gathers outside of the Aldi grocery store near Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot during baseball practice on Wednesday. In the tear-stained hours after the baseball field shootings, House Chaplain Patrick J. Conroy sounded the right note as he said in his opening prayer, "We are blessed by a free and open society.

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  11. Security Concerns Hit Georgia's 6th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    Local police and the FBI are investigating reports of suspicious packages in Karen Handel's neighborhood. Security concerns hit Georgia's 6th District Thursday, with local police dispatched to GOP nominee Karen Handel's neighborhood to respond to reports of suspicious packages.

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  12. Baseball Practice Shooter Legally Purchased Guns, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    Alexandria Police stand next to a SUV with a shattered window across the street from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va. A gunman who opened fire Wednesday at the Republican team's practice for the Congressional Baseball Game legally purchased the handgun and a rifle found at the scene, police said.

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  13. Pelosi Argues Capitol Police Need Bigger BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi leaves a congressional meeting about the shooting at the Republicans' baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Capitol Police should get more resources to protect members and the public in the wake of the previous day's shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition.

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  14. Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    An investigator examines the third base dugout at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., to gather evidence in the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others during baseball practice on Wednesday. Due to security concerns, President Trump will not attend Thursday night's GOP vs. Democrats game at Nationals Park.

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  15. Analysis: No Signs Baseball Shooting Will Change Hill's WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    Reps. Steve King of Iowa and Val B. Demings of Florida leave a congressional meeting about Wednesday's shooting at the Republicans' baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Don't expect the congressional baseball practice shooting to change anything.

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  16. Word on the Hill: The Game Must Go OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Roll Call

    Texas Rep. Joe L. Barton, left, the Republican' baseball team manager, is accompanied to a meeting by Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Meehan after Barton spoke to reporters about the shooting Wednesday as his team practiced in Alexandria, Va. After a gunman rattled Washington on Wednesday by opening fire at the Republicans' morning baseball practice, coaches from the two teams with the backing of House Leaders Paul D. Ryan , R-Wis., and Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., decided the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game must go on.

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  17. A Long History of Attacks on Members of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Roll Call

    The Republican' congressional baseball team's practice Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, was the scene of the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others. The suspected shooter was killed from the injuries he sustained during gunfire exchanged with Capitol Police officers.

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  18. Mo Brooks Describes Shooting in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Roll Call

    FBI personnel gather outside of the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., to gather evidence where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were shot during the Republicans' congressional baseball practice on Wednesday. Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks was taking swings in the batting cage early Wednesday morning at the Republicans' congressional baseball practice session in Alexandria, Virginia, when he heard a shooter open fire - and briefly caught a glimpse of a white, middle-aged male.

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  19. Witnesses Describe Shooting: Baseball Field Became 'a Killing Field'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Roll Call

    Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., speaks with reporters across the street from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday after the shooting during Republicans' practice for the Congressional Baseball Game. Republican members of Congress described feelings of fear and running for cover in the wake of a gunman opening fire on them during their practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.

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  20. Senate Democrat Finalizing Independent Counsel Plan After Comey's TerminationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Roll Call

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal is working to finish a legislative proposal to provide for an independent counsel. With FBI Director James B. Comey's termination, one Senate Democrat is accelerating plans to craft legislation for an independent counsel to investigate President Donald Trump and ties to Russia.

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