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.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.