Rep. Joe Baca (D-Calif.) is urging his House colleagues to wear bracelets proclaiming their opposition to Arizona's strict new immigration law.Baca, a former chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, distributed the red and navy bracelets which read No to Arizonas Immigration Law during a series of House votes Thursday evening.Im encouraging everyone in solidarity to wear them, he said, adding that there seems to be a lot of interest among CHC members as well as more broadly.Among the lawmakers who plan to display a bracelet are Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.).
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.