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‘I will break you in half,’: Rep. Michael Grimm threatens to throw reporter off balcony during interview [video]

Embattled New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm threatened to "break" a NY1 reporter and throw him off a balcony after President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.

The confrontation occurred on Capitol Hill when reporter Michael Scotto followed up questions about the President's speech by pressing the congressman on a federal investigation into his fund-raising...

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Where is Steve Stockman?

Have you seen U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman?

The suburban Houston Republican and fierce conservative is mounting a long-shot challenge from the right against Senate minority whip John Cornyn but has made virtually no public appearances in Texas as questions mount about his campaign finances. Now, he's stopped showing up for his day job, too.

Stockman has missed 17 straight House votes since Jan. 9-- including one on the $1.1 trillion omnibus federal spending package he promised on Twitter to vote against. That's unusual since, even though Stockman has a reputation as a Capitol Hill renegade, he missed only about a dozen major votes all last year...

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Shots Fired At Capitol, Officer Down

Dylan Price, 30, of the District, was on his lunch break when he heard three pops that sounded like gunfire. He said he saw a black Lexus speed along 1st Street and take a right toward the Capitol on Constitution Avenue with three or four police cars following. One of the police cruisers clipped a barrier and spun out, Price said.

Price said there appeared to be two men in the Lexus and he thought it had Connecticut plates, but he was not certain...

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