The Wisconsin Republican says Scalise is craving updates on work as he recovers at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
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Scalise is from Louisiana and is the No. 3 House Republican. He was struck in the hip when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The hospital says his condition has improved to fair.
At the same time, a House panel announced modest increases in spending for lawmakers’ security, including improved training and equipment, as it unveiled legislation to pay for congressional operations.