Minnesota congresswoman assaulted in DC | USA TODAY

Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig was assaulted in an elevator at her apartment building in Washington, D.C., only suffering bruises during the attack.

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Minnesota Democratic Rep. Angie Craig was assaulted at her apartment building in Washington on Thursday morning, according to the congresswoman’s office.

The incident occurred in an elevator around 7:15 a.m.

“Rep. Craig defended herself from the attacker and suffered bruising, but is otherwise physically okay,” Craig’s chief of staff, Nick Coe, said in a statement.

Coe added that “there is no evidence that the incident was politically motivated.”

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