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...

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.