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57 min ago | The Jackson Sun

VA 'deal' should be only the beginningVA 'deal' should be only the...

Congress cannot afford to sit back and pat itself on the back after it approves this "deal."

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Medicine, Nursing, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Max

Montel Williams Skeptical of VA Deal, Still Calls for 'Surge'

Montel Williams, who has been advocating for a "VA surge" to clear the backlog of veterans needing healthcare, is skeptical of the bipartisan, bicameral deal announced Monday to fix the problem.

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

Medical Daily

Will Bipartisan Plan To Fix Veteran Medical Care Pass Before Congress Takes Summer Break?

Bipartisan negotiators say they have agreed on a plan to fix the veterans' health program, but will the House and Senate pass it before Friday, when Congress adjourns for a five-week recess? Bipartisan negotiators said Monday they have agreed on a plan, costing about $17 billion, to fix the veterans' medical program, yet the compromise bill still ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

The Bennington Banner

Vermont delegation: Rutland airport gets $8.1m

Vermont's congressional delegation says the airport that serves Rutland has received an $8.1 million grant to make safety improvements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rutland, VT, North Clarendon, VT

KRMG-AM Tulsa

New Tulsa VA clinic back on the table

The plan makes room for a new VA clinic in Tulsa, which had previously been taken off the list of new facilities to be built around the country.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, New Tulsa, OK, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Washington Post

Read in: Spidey Sense Edition

Don't forget to sign up for Read In , your one-stop shop for the politics news you need right now.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Senate, US Politics

Army Times

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Nursing, Medicine

National Public Radio

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers in Washington have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

American Reporter

ConstanceBOX it, Bag it, Shred it, Pitch it

Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US News, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US Politics, US Senate

New York Magazine

Lawmakers Finally Hammer Out a Plan to Fix the VA System

Negotiators from both houses of Congress have finally hammered out an agreement that will address the many issues plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Tentative deal reached on Veterans Affairs reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Medicine, Nursing

WTVG-TV Toledo

Police: Family of 5 dead in Maine

Police say five members of a Maine family have been found dead. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says the bodies of a father, mother and three children were found Sunday afternoon inside an apartment in downtown Saco.

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Related Topix: Saco, ME, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

ABC News

APNewsBreak: Tentative Deal Reached on VA Reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.

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

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Congress stumbles toward a summer break

The focus in the Congress this week is on getting a few things done before the annual summer break for lawmakers, as after this Friday, the House and Senate won't be in legislative session again until after Labor Day, what's known in Washington, D.C. as the August Recess.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Andrea Mitchell Allows IAVA's Tarantino To Attack Sen. Bernie Sanders ...

MSNBC's Mrs. Greenspan allowed the IAVA's Tom Tarantino to pretend the problem with legislation being obstructed by Republicans which would address some of the problems at the VA is all Bernie Sanders' fault.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Senator Sanders Has A Message For Postmaster General Donahoe

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday addressed the annual convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, The Postal Service, Indie, George Bush, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Babalu Blog

Epic Fail: Sean Penn and other dignitaries attempt to sweet talk...

However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar and actor Sean Penn join the long list of dignitaries who have sought to -- unsuccessfully -- reason with the Castro regime for Alan Gross' release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Jeff Flake, Republican, Chris Van Hollen

The Brattleboro Reformer

Progressive Corren seeks Dem support; some balk

Dean Corren, a Progressive running for Vermont lieutenant governor, says he'll talk up his support for single-payer health care when he appears before the Democratic state committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Noam Chomsky vs. Franken: Behind the Odd Progressive Divide Between Senators, Intellectuals on Gaza

Very recently, former U.S. national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski had this to say about Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's brutal attack on and now invasion of Gaza: 'He is isolating Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Al Franken, Democrat

Counterpunch

Defining "Progressive" and Spotting the Impostors

"The framework of thought is consciously manipulated by an effective choice and reshaping of terminology so as to make it difficult to understand what's happening in the world, to prevent people from perceiving reality, because if they perceived it they might not like it and act to change it."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Barack Obama, Dennis Kucinich, Bill Richardson

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