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Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam


Northam faced former congressman Tom Perriello in Tuesday's primary. According to Chambers, comparisons of the Northam versus Perriello matchup to that of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton versus Sen. Northam sought to stoke Democrats' anger toward Trump, calling the president a "narcissistic maniac" in statewide ads. "This is the bellwether of the country". Read More »

National Spelling Bee victor clinches title with 'marocain'

Ananya was on the radar of some veteran bee watchers but didn't come in with a high profile. Erin Howard , a sixth-grade student from Alabama, offered a plea to the judges before hearing the word she had to spell. This time around, she said she studied more, sometimes 11 hours a day on weekends as the competition drew near. As the rest of her family joined her, the new champ finally let her happiness show. Read More »

Rep. Duncan Said He and Gunman Spoke Prior to Shooting

Rep. Ron DeSantis , R-Fla., told Fox News that he left the practice minutes before the shooting. "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished", he said. Duncan was in the passenger seat and got a clearer view of who he believes to be the shooter. Duncan told WSPA-TV in Spartanburg that a man asked him if it was the Republican or Democrat team practicing, and Duncan told him it was the Republicans. Read More »

Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalise 'critical'

And we said that it's the Republican team. Or will we soon go back to the ugly, divisive business as usual, as Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana and the other injured heal? He needed several blood transfusions, remains in critical condition and will require more operations, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said late Wednesday. Read More »

Would a Trump Impeachment Help Democrats in 2018?

Trump ". Sherman wrote a letter to members of Congress on Monday asserting that US President had attempted obstruction of justice. "Trump's efforts to obstruct the investigation of his campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation violated the same statute", Sherman wrote in his letter, as reported by the website. Read More »

Trump Spokesperson Calls Obstruction Of Justice Investigation "Outrageous"

Among those who have agreed to be interviewed are Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former deputy director at the NSA, according to the Post . Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Donald Trump's lawyer, told the Washington Post the "leak" is "outrageous, inexcusable ... Read More »

Michigan native and former GOP staffer shot


Kevin Brady (R-Tex.) told the Washington Post . He was taken to a local hospital and is now listed in critical condition following surgery. A top Republican congressman, members of the U.S. He is a graduate of Adrian College. Mika was shot Wednesday morning by a gunman, identified by the Associated Press as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Read More »

Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do

With stars like Durant and Steph Curry , they waltzed through the 2017 playoffs not losing a game until they played Cleveland in the finals. But when we lost, we were like, we'd rather win it on our home floor anyways so let's go handle this business. Read More »

Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

Kerr was hired as the Warriors' coach on May 19, 2014 and guided the team to a 67-15 regular-season record and an National Basketball Association championship in 2014-15. The guys in the 50s would've destroyed everybody. If that spot-on Lion King post wasn't enough, Rihanna also utilized the beloved crying Michael Jordan face meme in the most appropriate way. Read More »

Winning $448 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Riverside County

The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. "It's a very good feeling to be the winning store", Matthew Alberre told NBC News on Sunday, adding that they feel "blessed" for playing a role in the win. Read More »

Top Republican among wounded as gunman fires on USA lawmakers


A top Republican lawmaker is in critical condition , with four others wounded from gunfire. Dramatic video has emerged showing the moment a man opened fire on GOP congressmen at a Virginia baseball field, injuring five people, including House majority whip Steve Scalise . Read More »

What To Know About The Russian Ambassador Who Courted The Trump Team


Yet, the beauty of a public hearing is that sometimes specific answers appear without the asking of specific questions. The probe "could examine the thorny question of whether Mr. Trump's reference to the Russian Federation probe as a reason for firing Comey bothers Linda Richardson, 62 - but not enough to second-guess his decision. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Dethroned, LeBron James talks future after historic performance

LeBron James had a stellar Finals average of 41 points 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Kyrie Irving - the Cavs' All-Star playmaker and one of the architects of last year's championship - contributed 26 points and six assists. Durant buried another three on the next possession, the Warriors whipping passes around the floor before it came his way for the shot that barely flew past Kevin Love's outstretched hand. Read More »

People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris

Those who know her also know she doesn't back down. This means that Harris-who holds an undergraduate degree from the pre-eminent and most unapologetically black university in America, Howard University, and a law degree from Berkeley's Hastings College of Law-developed early an extraordinary degree of cultural dexterity-and self-confidence that is a bulwark in the face of sexism and racism that is often subtle, yet no less pernicious, than racism of the Deep South variety. Read More »

Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose , showing prominent tattoos. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills confirmed to WSB-TV that the officers were killed. Rowe is serving a life sentence with no parole for armed robbery and Dubose was behind bars for 20 years for armed robbery. According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the two prisoners were being transported when they overpowered Monica and Billue , who were driving the transport bus on Georgia Highway 16 ... Read More »

Running for their lives - from ground balls to gun shots

Chuck FleischmannChuck FleischmannSecurity fears grow on both sides of aisle Shooting turned GOP baseball practice into "killing field" Lawmakers recall the attack: "I felt like I was back in Iraq" MORE (R-Tenn.), who recounted running for his life as gunshots rang out across the field. Read More »

Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries

Sen. According to the New York Times , also at the 90% reporting mark, former Republican National Committee Chair and Bush staffer Ed Gillespie had 43.5% of the vote, while his pro-Trump, pro-Confederate opponent Corey Stewart was within grasping range of victory at 42.8%. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Shortly after the Comey firing, Trump invited Russian officials to the White House and told them firing "nut job" comey took pressure off the Russia investigation. The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee last week and confirmed that he gave Mueller the memos he wrote detailing his interactions with Trump ahead of his firing. Read More »

Cosby jurors wrap up Day 3 without verdict

They're deciding on three counts of aggravated indecent assault related to a January 2004 incident in which Cosby digitally penetrated Andrea Constand after providing her with unidentified pills. and I don't have any higher praise", Judge Stephen O'Neill told the panel before they broke for the night. Cosby, once known as America's Dad for his portrayal of kindly Dr. Read More »

'It Would Have Been a Massacre': Capitol Police Hailed as Heroes

So Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip out of Louisiana, third highest-ranking Republican member of the House of Representatives, had been taking some ground balls near second base. Trump called Scalise a "friend" and "fighter" who "will recover from this assault". An American lawmaker was among several people shot in a multi-minute scene of terror that unfolded on a baseball field today, sending five people to hospital with a variety of injuries. Read More »

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

He told Muir that he later found out that the suspect, identified by authorities later today as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, had actually passed him at one point. South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan said he was leaving practice early when the man he believes was the gunman asked him if the players were Democrats or Republicans . Read More »

Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack


After Scalise was hit, said Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, the congressman "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". Hodgkinson, a home inspector from IL, had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called Terminate the Republican Party. Read More »

Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

The gunman was taken into custody and later died of his injuries. He later died, President Donald Trump said in remarks to the nation. The 66-year-old gunman was identified as James T. "They've told us to be more vigilant", said Democratic Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police", Paul said on CNN . Read More »

Bernie Sanders Learns Shooter Worked On His Campaign - 'Sickened' Over Shooting


Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), meanwhile, noted that Hodgkinson "apparently volunteered" with his presidential campaign previous year. "I am sickened by this despicable act", he said on the floor. Records from the Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation show that Hodgkinson held an inspection license from February 2003 to November 2016. Read More »

Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

According to his Facebook page, Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who battled Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination past year. - N.C. Central Univ. (@NCCU) June 14, 2017The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) community sends thoughts and prayers to all who were impacted by today's attack in Alexandria, Virginia. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

And then there is Kevin Durant . Kyrie Irving , the second-best player on the Cavaliers , was confident the team can challenge the Warriors again. "It's a special team , a special group", Durant said on Wednesday. I bring this up only so you won't have to. He chose to make history, and now he has, and now the Warriors came as close as they did to going 16-0 in this postseason. Read More »

Donald Trump's official OH schedule includes 'meeting with Obamacare victims'

The president proposes allocating $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to spur at least an additional $800 billion in spending by states, municipalities and the private sector. WASHINGTON-Repairing the nation's crumbling roads and bridges was supposed to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump . Read More »

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign


On Wednesday morning, a group of Republican congress members were practicing for their annual charity baseball game when a man opened fire. The shooter who opened fire on a Virginia park, injuring Rep. The shooter's brother told the newspaper that Hodgkinson traveled to Washington in recent weeks to protest. He was living out of the gym bag. "The Second Amendment right to bear arms is to ensure that we always have a Republic", Brooks said . Read More »