I’m always a sucker for a good silhouette, and this is a great one of Rep. Jon Runyan catching his breath Tuesday during football practice. The former professional football player will play for the Congressional team against the Capitol Police in a charity game Oct. 12 at RFK Stadium. The lawmakers’ practice happened to be held on the first nice autumn day after weeks of rain, and the 7 a.m. start time yielded beautiful light on Runyan’s less-than-serene profile.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.