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Democrat Rep. Angie Craig assaulted in elevator of DC apartment

"There is no evidence that the incident was politically motivated," her chief of staff said.

Published: February 9, 2023 1:27pm

Updated: February 9, 2023 4:23pm

Minnesota Democrat Rep. Angie Craig was assaulted Thursday morning in the elevator of her Washington, D.C., apartment building, her office said. 

"Rep. Craig defended herself from the attacker and suffered bruising, but is otherwise physically okay," her chief of staff Nick Coe said.

Craig called 911 and the assailant fled, he said.

"There is no evidence that the incident was politically motivated," Coe said.

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