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14 hrs ago | News Max

Rep. Jeff Miller Pledges Full Review of VA Problems

Rep. Jeff Miller on Wednesday pledged a "bottom-to-top, top-to-bottom review" of the Department of Veterans Affairs in light of the scandal that led to the deaths of as many as 40 veterans while they awaited care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

Roskam speaks on issues to chamber lunch crowd

ST. CHARLES – Trying to dispel the idea that nobody agrees with anybody in Washington, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, said Tuesday Democrats and Republicans work together on some issues.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, IL, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

House members easily move on from primaries

Former state Rep. Carl Domino of Jupiter fended off five Republican opponents Tuesday for a chance to take on freshman U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy for a Treasure Coast congressional seat.

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Related Topix: US News, John Mica, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho

Northwest Florida Daily News

Miller clinches Republican nomination for U.S. House

As expected, Congressman Jeff Miller trounced challenger John Krause in the Republican primary for the District 1 U.S. House seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Santa Rosa County, FL, Pensacola, FL

USA Today

Report: FBI has joined probe of VA scandal

Report: VA scandal probe targets potential obstruction of justice Inspector general finds fraduluent record-keeping at many VA hospitals Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pdHxyG This VA hospital in Phoenix is at the center of a management scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs involving the doctoring of records to hide ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Examiner

Unresolved issues hang over Obama's address to veterans

President Obama is set to address the nation's largest veterans group Tuesday in hopes of bolstering support for his administration's efforts to crack down on deadly lapses in medical care at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Bernard Sanders, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Boehner, Camp Profiting From Corporate Tax-Avoidance Maneuver

And folks wonder why so many that hate government fight to get hired on the peoples payroll and continue to fight harder to stay on!! Aug 26, 2014 - Two top Republican lawmakers profited from a corporate tax-avoidance maneuver that the U.S. Treasury Department is seeking to curb.

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Related Topix: US News, Gary Miller, US Politics, Candice Miller, John Boehner, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sunshine State News

Most Florida Congressmen Look Safe in Tuesday's Primaries

Florida voters hit the polls on Tuesday as they vote in the primaries. Florida's 27 congressmen face some challenges on Tuesday but most of them are in excellent shape to retain their seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Bill Posey, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Sandy Adams

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WSB-TV

Jamie Dupree's Washington Insider: VA: No evidence delays in care caused vets to die

Officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs say investigators have found no evidence that health care delays at a Phoenix VA hospital led to the deaths of several dozen veterans, though the report confirmed internal troubles with the VA health care system and its delivery, according to the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABA Journal

Program will mobilize lawyers to help reduce VA claims processing backlog

Thousands of U.S. military veterans can attest that one of their toughest battles is fighting through the bureaucratic jungle of the Department of Veterans Affairs to obtain disability benefits.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, St. Petersburg, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 22, 2014

PolitiFact

Barack Obama: Congress is on 'vacation.'

President Barack Obama golfs at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, on Aug. 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives

TheBlaze.com

Lawmaker on VA officials: 'Fire a few people and they being to...

House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller said Thursday that the best way to get Department of Veterans Affairs employees to improve their performance on the job is to fire the bad ones.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill

If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Opinion, Weird

USA Today

Lawmakers ask VA to support Gulf War board

WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of Congress members demanded Wednesday that Veterans Affairs improve its treatment of an independent board created to look at Gulf War illness.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Michaud, Democrat, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

Inserting and Replacing Ccagw Pac Endorses Florida Congressional Candidates

Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee announced its endorsements of four members of the Florida congressional delegation for re-election to the House of Representatives: Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Florida, Florida Government

TheBlaze.com

A Possible New Hurdle to Quickly Firing VA Officials: The Constitution?

An independent federal agency is openly questioning the constitutionality of new rules passed by Congress aimed at allowing the Veterans Affairs secretary to fire senior employees involved in the VA health care scandal.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Daily Kos

Florida Primary Elections Preview

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Floridians will go to the polls to vote in partisan primaries for Governor, Attorney General, legislative candidates, and county officials, and nonpartisan primaries for judges.

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Daniel Webster, Corrine Brown, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

VA backlog grew despite online application program

The number of backlogged veterans' health care applications grew despite an online program the Veterans Administration introduced in 2010 and touted as a quick, easy way for veterans to apply for benefits, according to a newspaper report.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Virginian-Pilot

VA backlog grew despite online application program

The number of backlogged veterans' health care applications grew despite an online program the Veterans Administration introduced in 2010 and touted as a quick, easy way for veterans to apply for benefits, according to a newspaper report.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Committee supports veterans care at Hot Springs

Testimony at a federal public hearing Thursday indicates part of the national scandal over veterans healthcare exists in the Black Hills.

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Related Topix: Hot Springs, SD, Black Hills, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Dakota, Oglala, SD

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