On Washington: Election Rattles Congressional Republicans, and Their Agenda, While Buoying Democrats

Losses in Virginia and elsewhere are likely to spur a push for a tax overhaul that would endanger Republican incumbents in higher-tax states.

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.

In Congressman’s Shooting, a Like-Minded Gunman Shakes a Liberal Enclave

Shocked residents of Del Ray in Alexandria, Va., are grappling with an outsider who shattered the neighborhood’s quiet charm.

Shooting Brings Rare Comity to the Capitol, but Will It Last?

Senators and lobbyists, staff members with a job to do and residents with an evening to spare, joined for a moment on Thursday in a bipartisan rebuttal: Play ball.

Before Shooting, Suspect Began Day at Y.M.C.A. as Usual

Records show that James T. Hodgkinson, the man who the police say opened fire on a congressional baseball practice, had made a local Y.M.C.A. his home base.