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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes: ‘We’ve Not Had a Day Like This Since 9/11′

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"We've not had a day like this since 9/11" – #DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton #NavyYardShooting

— wusa9 (@wusa9) September 16, 2013

D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes has compared today’s shooting in the Washington Navy Yard to the darkest day in America’s history.

“We’ve not had a day like this since 9/11,” she said.

Holmes also said to the gathering reporters:

There is no indication that this is a terrorist attack…I hope that we reserve judgment, until a thorough investigation has been conducted.

This statement was followed by a moment of embarrassment as a reporter asked Holmes to identify herself:

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