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COVERUP: Top US Intelligence Official Lied to Congress About His...
The story of the deception began when the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified to Congress on February 10, 2011 saying that the Muslim Brotherhood is "a very heterogeneous group, largely secular, which has eschewed violence and has described Al-Qaeda as a perversion of Islam."
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Senators call for probe into VA hospital deaths allegedly tied to delayed care
Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are calling for a Senate investigation and hearings into allegations that up to 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments at the Phoenix VA Medical Center.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Lincoln County News
Michaud Talks Bipartisanship in Interview
Maine 2nd Congressional District Rep. Mike Michaud speaks to members of the Boothbay Region Health and Wellness Foundation's Elder Empowerment Committee at the Boothbay town office April 14. The Democratic candidate for governor said he is "the only candidate" in the race with a history of successfully working with Republicans and Democrats.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
MAPS Medical marijuana news
Veterans Push to Test Marijuana as a Life-Saving Treatment for Crippling PTSD
Washington Times highlights veterans' organizations growing support for research into medical marijuana as a treatment for symptoms of PTSD.
Pensacola News Journal
Milton Fire Department's mission same after 100 years
Fire was the bane of downtown Milton for roughly 25 years, burning down the area three times between 1885 and 1909.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
McCain, Flake call for investigation into Phoenix VA
A visit from Arizona's two senators Friday regarding allegations against the Phoenix VA Medical Center has put the hospital under increased scrutiny, and the VA is speaking out.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
American Legion Magazine
Dellinger, president talk veterans in Oval Office
In a one-on-one meeting this morning in the Oval Office, American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger shared the Legion's concerns on a variety of issues with President Barack Obama.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Veterans rally over concern about medical care
Dozens of military veterans held a rally outside the VA Medical Center in Phoenix on Wednesday following reports that as many as 40 veterans may have died while waiting for medical care .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sebelius's departure overshadows Veterans Affairs hospital debacle
One of the top political stories to come out of the past week was the resignation of Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who led the rollout of the new health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nunes seeks chairmanship on panel
Rep. Devin Nunes tried to get appointed to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence soon after he began serving in Congress in 2003.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Learn about Medicare data, care at VA
State Sen. Creigh Deeds is shown back on the Senate floor in January after recovering from an attack from his son.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Convicted killer's hire as chaplain at Togus concerns federal officials
The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee said Friday that the panel is concerned by a loophole that allowed VA Maine Healthcare Systems-Togus to hire a chaplain who killed his wife without Togus officials knowing of his conviction.
Phoenix VA hospital under fire for alleged delayed medical care
The VA hospital in Phoenix is under fire. Congress is now looking into claims that dozens of patients may have died while waiting for medical care.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Veteran: I'm dying because of the VA
A bi-partisan group of lawmakers lashed out at officials from the Veterans Affairs Department on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing veterans to die from delayed or absent medical care at its facilities and stonewalling a follow-up congressional inquiry.
Rock Hill Herald
SC veteran tells painful story about substandard care to help others
However, he says he feels a strong obligation to make the Veterans Administration own up to problems with its medical treatment of people who sacrificed so much for their country.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Republicans Pledge to Increase Ranks of Veterans on Capitol Hill
Republicans have expressed their dismay at a report that fewer than 3 percent of staffers working for legislators in Congress were veterans and pledged their efforts to increase those numbers.
The Salinas Californian
VA: Delayed treatment led to cancer deaths
Delays in endoscopy screenings for potential gastrointestinal cancer in 76 veterans treated at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals are linked to 23 deaths, most of them three to four years ago, according to the VA.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
2016 campaign checklist: Perry
Iowa visits: Yes, visited Des Moines suburbs and Davenport in February, meeting GOP activists and attending an event with business leaders sponsored by the Koch brothers' Americans For Prosperity.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
House Committee Orders VA Explanation Exec's Rehiring
During a congressional hearing Thursday, the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans Affairs ordered the agency to explain its decision to rehire a senior executive involved in an incident that killed a co-worker in 2010, and he ordered the VA provide the information as soon as possible.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
GOP Lawmakers Slam Veterans Affairs, Eye Overhaul
House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed condolences for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and said Congress should explore ways to better prevent mentally ill people from acquiring firearms, as investigators continue to probe the mental history of the alleged gunman.