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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.
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)
Vermont's congressional delegation says the airport that serves Rutland has received an $8.1 million grant to make safety improvements.
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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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Lawmakers in Washington have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.
Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low.
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.
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.
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.
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.
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday addressed the annual convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:07 am
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