Senate Recessed

The Senate recessed today due to the shootings in Washington, DC. These shootings occurred this morning at the Navy Yard, and 12 people were killed. The senators were supposed to vote tonight on judicial confirmations, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the votes will be postponed till tomorrow morning at 10am. Senator Reid said events such as these remind us how fragile life is, and that those working on Capitol Hill must be so grateful for all that the police due to keep the area safe.