Although the raucous crowd interrupted speakers and the Senator with periodic jeers and applause, there was only one major disruption: A middle-aged man walked out of the room accusing Specter of planting the questioners and called the Senator a socialist. At the end of the more than 60 minutes of questioning, Specter revised his earlier assessment. Its not 213 degrees Fahrenheit, he said. Its 235.
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.