Veterans Claim Backlog

February 22, 2013 - 5:30 PM
FILE-This Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows General Eric Shinseki speaking to delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said the system for handling veterans' disability claims is broken and he wants the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Shinseki, to explain what is being done to fix it. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)