Japanese-American veterans of World War II salute during the national anthem at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Wednesday. Rep. Mike Hondas father, who served in the Military Intelligence Service after living in an internment camp, was among the honorees.
“It’s a country that can correct its mistakes,” he said, “but it has to have the courage.”
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.