© iStock/iStock (iStock)A staffer who works for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was stabbed Saturday evening on a busy commercial street in Northeast Washington, according to a statement from the senator and public records. The staffer, who did not respond to requests for comment, works for Paul on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, according to the name on the police report, which matched the employee listed in the database of congressional salaries. The staffer sustained life-threatening injuries but was considered stable while awaiting surgery to address a punctured lung and potential internal and brain bleeding, according to charging documents. “This past weekend a member of my staff was brutally attacked in broad daylight in Washington, D.C.,” Paul said in the statement on Monday. We are relieved to hear the suspect has been arrested.”The incident occurred about 5:15 p.m. on the 1300 block of H Street NE.