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The History of the Congressional Baseball Game, 108 Years In

Trump After Alexandria Shooting: Scalise a Patriot, Fighter and Will Recover
 

Hours after a shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others hospitalized, President Donald Trump praised the heroism of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman and promised the White House’s unwavering support to the victims.

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: How Appropriations Is Supposed to Work

Opinion: With Health Care Vote, House GOP Landed on Sitting Duck
Bill was legislative and political malpractice of the highest order

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, conduct a news conference after the initial rollout of the American Health Care Act the day before. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

House Republicans would have been better off passing a blank bill than the rancid stack of used toilet paper that squeaked by, 217-213, on Thursday.

All we really know about this bill for sure is that it would strip insurance entirely from tens of millions of Americans; endanger minimum health benefits previously guaranteed; slash Medicaid for the poorest and sickest in our country; create a $138 billion slush fund for state health programs; and give healthy tax cuts to the investor class.

Inside Elections: What You Need to Know About the Gubernatorial Landscape
 

Members and Journalists’ Kids Take Over Capitol Hill