Morning Rundown

by Andrew Ramonas March 29, 2016 at 10:20 am 0

U.S. Capitol grounds flower (Photo via Twitter/Visitthecapitol)

Man Suspected of Flashing Gun at Capitol Police Charged — Larry Russell Dawson, a 66-year-old minister from Tennessee, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon and assault on a police officer while armed after U.S. Capitol Police said he pointed a gun at officers in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. He was wounded by police, who shot him. [Washington Post]

Del. Norton Had ‘Outrage’ After Congressman’s Recession Remarks — Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said she reacted with “outrage” after Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) tweeted a photo of The Wharf construction in Southwest, saying D.C. is “being built on the backs of US taxpayers” and “needs a recession.” [Roll Call]

Iowa Congressman Also Irritated H Street Corridor Bar Owner — Tony Tomelden, the owner of the Pug on H Street NE, is planning to raise money for Cedar Rapids City Council member Monica Vernon, who is trying to secure the Democratic nomination for Blum’s seat. [Washington Post]

Single-Purpose Buildings Aren’t in Plans for New RFK — Redevelopment plans for the RFK Stadium campus do not include single-use buildings, Events DC president and CEO Greg O’Dell said. [WTOP]


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