Tag: james t. hodgkinson

In this undated file photo, James Hodgkinson holds a sign during a protest outside of a United States Post Office in Belleville, Ill. Hodgkinson has been identified as the suspect in the Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Washington D.C. shooting. (Derik Holtmann/Belleville News-Democrat via AP)

Congressional Shooter Had History of Violence, Supporting Liberal Causes

James T. Hodgkinson, the Illinois man identified as the would-be killer who wounded several at a practice session of the Congressional Republican baseball team, had a history of violence, supporting progressive causes, and voting for Democrats at least as far back as the year 2002.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a news conference to deliver over million petition signatures demanding that President-elect Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "keep their hands off the American people's earned Medicare benefits" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (

James T. Hodgkinson, Shooting Suspect, Campaigned for Bernie Sanders

The Washington Post reports that James T. Hodgkinson, the suspect in the Alexandria shooting that wounded Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and three others at a Republican baseball practice Wednesday morning campaigned for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election.