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Selacorp Founder David Selakovic Offers Reliable Partnership for Government Procurement

Last week Sen. Bernie Sanders announced plans to change the legislation for the award of U.S. government contracts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Senate passes VA reforms, highway bill

Now, if its doctors can't provide timely and convenient medical appointments it must allow veterans to go elsewhere for care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn

Marine Corps Times

$16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., right, and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., hold a news conference July 28 to announce that the two committees have struck a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department.

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

The Bennington Banner

State receives federal money to attract health professionals to underserved areas

Vermont's health care system received a boost from Washington to help it hire health care professionals to work in underserved parts of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont

Slashdot

CIA Director Brennan Admits He Was Lying: CIA Really Did Spy On Congress

Bruce66423 writes with this story from the Guardian: The director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, issued an extraordinary apology to leaders of the US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, conceding that the agency employees spied on committee staff and reversing months of furious and public denials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

WPTZ Thursday Webcast with Courtney

FIRST. I'M COURTNEY KABOT... WITH YOUR TOP LOCAL HEADLINES. CHITTENDEN COUNTY IS TRYING OUT AN ALTERNATIVE TO HARD TIME... FOR LOW-LEVEL OFFENDERS.

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Related Topix: Chittenden County, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Senator Bernie Sanders

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, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Switched

Obama To GOP: 'Stop Just Hatin' All The Time'

During a speech Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo., Obama called out Republicans in Congress for spending more time blaming him for problems than helping solve them.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative Tim Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

The Olympian

House takes up VA health care overhaul

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: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US News, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

TheBlaze.com

House Approves More Spending for Veterans, But Lets VA Officials Escape Harsher Penalties

The House passed legislation on Wednesday that provides billions of dollars in new spending to address the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal.

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

Daily Kos

Senator Bernie Sanders Raises the Roof in Philly

Well, he sure sounded like someone who could be running for President, but he is certainly running for a more Just America.

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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, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Daily Beast

Why Congress Can't Quit IsraelDespite grassroots...

Despite grassroots outrage at Operation Protective Edge, left-wing members of the House and Senate won't criticize Israel's ongoing incursion into Gaza.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

WPTZ Tuesday Webcast with Courtney

RUTLAND. TODAY IS TUESDAY, JULY 29-TH. I'M COURTNEY KABOT... WITH YOUR TOP LOCAL HEADLINES.

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

Northwest Florida Daily News

Miller: VA bill would hold officials accountable

A bipartisan effort to fix problems with Veterans Affairs health care would allow the new VA secretary to fire employees who have been acting inappropriately.

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

TheBlaze.com

VA Officials Will Get Millions of Dollars in Bonuses Under House-Senate Agreement

A House-Senate agreement on how to reform the broken Department of Veterans Affairs will let the VA hand out up to $360 million in bonuses to its employees each year, even though the House voted just weeks ago to strip all VA bonuses through 2016.

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

Bloomberg

by the Numbers: $17 Billion

Robert "Bob" McDonald, former chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble Co., with a copy of the "Department of Veterans Affairs Strategic Plan Framework" while testifying during a nomination hearing before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., on July 22, 2014.

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

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

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