Sen. Daniel Akaka is encouraging the president's push to reform whistle-blower laws.
Obama's statement coincided with a lobbying effort spearheaded by the Government Accountability Project. Participants in a coalition called the Washington Whistleblower Assembly took to the Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to take action on the enhanced whistle-blower-protection bill.
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.