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.
The Dalai Lama greets House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., before a meeting with House leaders in the Capitol. The Dalai Lama was on the Hill to meet with members of the House and Senate and also presided of the Senate's morning prayer.