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Police were called around 8 a.m.by a woman who ran from the awning business, Fiamma Inc ., saying the gunman had told her to leave. A fifth victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he also died, the sheriff said. "Anybody that employs anybody in the US should have one", said Doherty, a retired special agent who was in charge of the Secret Service's Threat Assessment Center .
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    Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

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    Gabby Giffords was shot at a constituent event. Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs reported that the president wanted the visit to remain private, and the press wasn't allowed to accompany the first couple. Louis, compared the economic conditions of the time to those that preceded the Great Depression and excoriated Congress for not increasing the number of tax brackets and adopting other tax-reform measures.
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    Rauner calls special session to force budget deal

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    Those include possible "junk" credit ratings, a halt to state-funded road projects, and suspension from national lotteries. In a video posted to Facebook, Rauner said legislative Democrats have ignored Republicans' requests to stay in Springfield until a full-year balanced budget is passed, and that the failure to do so before the end-of-month deadline would result in "devastating and long-lasting" ramifications for the state.
  • Chance the Rapper launches $2 million plan to help Chicago

    Chance the Rapper launches $2 million plan to help Chicago

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    Chicago Beyond , launched in 2016, is an organization that funds ideas that will change the lives of youth in Chicago. The pair took some questions during a Facebook Live session and Chance encouraged submissions, saying participants don't have to be from Chicago.
  • Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries

    Northam, Gillespie win gubernatorial nominations in Virginia primaries

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    Ed Gillespie has narrowly edged out Corey Stewart to clinch the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, according to The Washington Post , a photo finish to a race predicted to end in a wide victory for Gillespie. Justin Fairfax, an attorney from northern Virginia, won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is running as a liberal crusader who has the support of national Democrats such as Sens.
  • What's next in the Russian Federation investigation

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    The senior Democrat and vice chairman of the committee, Mark Warner of Virginia, set the noticeably prosecutorial tone for his side by interrupting Sessions repeatedly. "Testify under oath (I honestly don't believe that he would tell the truth, considering all the lies that have been confirmed)". Trump's implication that Comey made false statements differed from explanations offered by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who said on the day of the hearing that Trump was "new at ...
  • Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

    Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

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    Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Williams was hitting a ground ball to Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip , when the first gun shot rang out. U.S. Capitol Hill Police officers in Scalise's security detail returned fire at the active shooter. "Without them, there would have been tremendous loss of life", Barth said.
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    Hospital says Scalise needs more operations - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

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    Congressman Steve Scalise , two Capitol police officers, a lobbyist and a legislative aide were wounded. A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game.
  • How Trump Brought This Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Upon Himself

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    The White House referred all questions regarding the investigation to Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, who criticised the Post's report . - An obstruction inquiry reviewing Comey's firing makes it more likely that other government officials involved in that act, or related activity, could face legal exposure.
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    Trump - and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - have denied they interfered with the investigation. Several legal experts said that Mr Comey's testimony, about Mr Trump telling him he expected loyalty and hoped he could drop an investigation of a former top aide, could bolster obstruction of justice allegations against the President .
  • The Sessions hearing shows who's really colluding with Russia

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    The probe reportedly zeroed in on Trump after he fired then-FBI Director James Comey in May, who testified last week he believed he was terminated because of his investigation into Russia's influence on the election. Now it appears Mr Mueller is examining the president's own conduct, which may include whether Mr Trump tried to obstruct justice. Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who's really the key player here? "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had ...
  • GOP Baseball Shooter Was Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign Volunteer

    GOP Baseball Shooter Was Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign Volunteer

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    Hean said he got a "weird" vibe from Hodgkinson while discussing politics and Ferguson at a gathering of 70 volunteers Hean hosted at his farm, saying Hodgkinson attended with two other people. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA), who said he clearly recognized the sound of a gun shot. Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms".