Lawmakers survey tornado damage
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Lawmakers are sending their thoughts and prayers to the Midwest after an unusual wave of tornadoes Sunday.

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) was in his district to assess the damage, and tweeted a photo from the town of Washington, which had been leveled.

Another Illinois congressman, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R), tweeted how residents can track down victims of the tornado.

The line of strong storms also hit Indiana hard. Rep. Todd Rokita (R) tweeted on Monday a photo of himself touring his state’s damage with Gov. Mike Pence (R). Sen. Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyLawmakers sport LSU gear at baseball game in honor of Scalise Senate votes to continue arming Saudis As Yemenis suffer the consequences Overnight Defense: Mattis defends Trump budget | Senate rejects effort to block Saudi deal | Boeing to cut 50 executive jobs MORE (D) also joined the group.

Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan reminds lawmakers to be on time for votes Juan Williams: GOP fumbles on healthcare The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ohio) also weighed in on the destruction.