Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu (right) talks with Marjorie McKeithen of New Orleans at a rally in Upper Senate Park for Women of the Storm, a nonpartisan, grass-roots organization of women from the Gulf Coast whose lives were affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The group was on Capitol Hill to urge Members to dedicate 80 percent of the fines leveled against BP for last year’s oil spill to restoration in the area.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.