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17 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

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

Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. House of Representatives District 1

Who can vote? Registered Republican voters residing in Florida's 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Escambia, Santa Rosa and most of Okaloosa and Walton counties.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Walton County, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

A real solution for America's veteran healthcare

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller hold a news conference to announce that the two committees have struck a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department a While the shocking news at the Veterans Healthcare Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs' largest ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Social Security, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Illinoisreview

Schilling's Veterans Bill Signed Into Law

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

TheBlaze.com

VA not rushing to fire inept, corrupt officials

The Department of Veterans Affairs has offered few indications in the last few weeks that it's willing to move aggressively to fire incompetent or corrupt officials involved in the VA health care scandal, and so far is keeping Congress in the dark about its plans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Representative Patrick Meehan

News 4 Jax

Governor, congressman honor Fla. vets

Hundreds of veterans in our area were honored for their service Monday morning at a National Guard armory on Jacksonville's Westside.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Ander Crenshaw, Democrat, Rick Scott, US Governors, Jacksonville, FL

FloridAgriculture

Rep. Southerland Stands with Farm Families

We hear a lot of commentary these days about Congressional gridlock. But members of Florida's Congressional delegation are willing to take action in support of our farm families.

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Related Topix: Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Richard Nugent, Representative Dennis Ross, Adam Putnam

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KOAT-TV

New VA Laws

REFORM. KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER KIRSTEN SWANSON BREAKS DOWN THE CHANGES THAT WILL NOT ONLY AFFECT VETERANS ACROSS THE STATE... BUT COULD ALSO FIX PROBLEMS AT ALBUQUERQUE'S V-A HOSPITAL.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Roswell, NM, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Stars and Stripes

Despite progress in backlog, thousands of Florida's veterans still wait for benefits

While his mortgage, electric bill and child support payments fell months behind, James Pendleton, a 57-year-old U.S. Army veteran from North Lauderdale, waited years for disability compensation benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, North Lauderdale, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Miami Herald

VA apologizes for error in patient-death report

President Barack Obama, right, talks with new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald at the Wallace Theater in Fort Belvoir, Va., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, after the president signed H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Republican, US House of Representatives

TheBlaze.com

Top Rep. Says VA's Claim About Congressional Misunderstanding...

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

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