Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki said that as a veteran himself, no one wants to see disability claim backlogs cleared more than he does. He told a House subcommittee on Thursday, April 18, 2013, that the agency is making progress. (Associated Press)

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki said that as a veteran himself, no one wants to see disability claim backlogs cleared more than he does. He told a House subcommittee on Thursday, April 18, 2013, that the agency is making progress. (Associated Press)