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Rep. Angie Craig Assaulted in Elevator Near Capitol, Prompting Increased Safety Measures for Members of Congress

Rep. Angie Craig (D-Minn.) was assaulted in an elevator near the Capitol on Thursday morning, prompting a response from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and an increased focus on safety measures for members of Congress. The assailant, Christopher Hamlin, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to kill while armed, and Craig was able to escape the elevator after throwing a cup of hot coffee at him.