Resisting the Label of Victim, but Forever Scarred by a Mass Shooting

Matt Mika was badly wounded during last summer’s attack on the Republican congressional baseball team. Nearly every hour brings a reminder of what he can no longer do.

Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo

Mr. Barton, vice chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was swept into the swirl of sexual improprieties with the posting of an explicit photo.

Lawmakers Can Use Campaign Funds for Home Security, F.E.C. Says

Congressional leaders are seeking to tighten security for their members after a shooting at a baseball practice and an increase in threats.

‘I Want This to Get Over’: After Congressional Shooting, Complex Grief for a Gunman’s Widow

By JULIE TURKEWITZ July 1, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ill. — He flung dishes at his wife, roared at the television, erupted during an outing at a local brewery. Suzanne Hodgkinson became so concerned with her husband’s growing anger that she wrote to his...

Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois

By JULIE TURKEWITZ, SHERYL GAY STOLBERG, JOHN ELIGON and ALAN BLINDER June 17, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Signs of a deeply disturbed family life kept surfacing from the well-kept house with the pale sun awning and the pretty...

Congressional Baseball: A Show of Unity on the Ball Field

The day after a shooting at a baseball practice left four injured, including Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives, the bipartisan congressional baseball game played on.