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34 min ago | PolitiFact

Concerned Veterans for America: Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa,...

A new ad from Concerned Veterans for America says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, skipped 79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Life, Veteran Affairs, Republican, Representative Gus Bilirakis

4 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

VA manipulated vets' appointment data in Chicago,...

Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and, in some cases, intimidation of staff to hide delays in medical care to veterans in the 6-million patient national system.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

8 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Jeff Miller's VA Reform Bill and Funding Easily Passes House

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bill reforming the U.S. Veterans Affairs department, sending $17 billion to help its medical facilities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Ander Crenshaw, Corrine Brown, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

El Paso Times

House passes VA reform bill that would expand health care options for veterans

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., joined by Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care that would authorize at least $17 billion to fix ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Life, Veteran Affairs, El Paso, TX, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke

Time

House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul

The $16.3 billion measure is intended help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make firing senior executives at the VA easier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Pensacola News Journal

Mail carrier finds two dead bodies inside home

With giveaways, costume contests, trivia and more, our Thursday screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" will be the PNJ Movie Club's biggest party yet.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

News Max

Rep. Jeff Miller to Newsmax: Fire John Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry should be fired immediately, Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, told Newsmax TV Wednesday.

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

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Will the VA Reform Be the Only Congressional Triumph of 2014?

Last week, as new legislation languished, Speaker of the House John Boehner - an Ohio Republican - expressed his displeasure that no agreement had been reached to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, calling Senate Democrats' refusal to negotiate "shameful."

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

News Max

Army Vet Barno: Pros and Cons to VA Bill

The bipartisan measure aimed at fixing the problems at the Veterans Affairs Administration being negotiated by Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Rep. Jeff Miller of Florida has pros and cons, says former Army helicopter pilot Amber Barno.

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

News9 Oklahoma City

House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Ohio, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of Southern California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bugle

Agreement on VA bill includes $20 million for Phoenix outpatient clinic

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff, was one of two Arizona lawmakers - along with Sen. John McCain - on the conference committee for the VA bill.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Life, Veteran Affairs

KMBC-TV

More VA employees told to falsify data

Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.

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

CNN

More VA staffers told to falsify

New details from an internal VA audit show that some supervisors directed employees to manipulate information so their centers could meet performance goals.

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

KATV Little Rock

Cotton with slim lead over Pryor in new poll

A new poll released Tuesday in the U.S. Senate race shows Republican Congressman Tom Cotton with a slight edge in his bid to unseat Democratic Senator Mark Pryor.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Patrick Leahy

The Hill

VA needs more primary care doctors

Over the past month and a half, Americans have witnessed several failures within the Veterans Affairs Department.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

911 Response Times Cut in Half with Change in Dispatch

When you call 911 for a fire or medical emergency, rescue crews in Brown County are now on their way to you in nearly half the time it used to take.

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Related Topix: Brown County, WI, Fire, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Watersblogged

Jeff Miller

Source: www.elevenwarriors.com --- Tuesday, July 29, 2014There's the selfie and then there's the Selfie Baller Editiona .

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USA Today

Audit: VA manipulated vets' appointment recordsAudit: VA manipulated...

Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases, intimidation of staff, to hide delays in medical care to veterans in in the 6-million patient national VA manipulated vets' appointment data, audit finds Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in ... (more)

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Man Arrested After Winnebago County Shooting Incident

At about 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to the report of a disturbance at a home in the Town of Poygan.

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Politico

VA deal reached - Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' conflict -...

HOW THE VA DEAL GOT DONE, via POLITICO's Lauren French and Burgess Everett : "Top negotiators on a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department used an unusual strategy to seal Monday's hard-fought agreement: Knock-down, drag-out arguing.

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