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Now, if its doctors can't provide timely and convenient medical appointments it must allow veterans to go elsewhere for care.
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.
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.
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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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.
This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The House passed legislation on Wednesday that provides billions of dollars in new spending to address the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal.
Well, he sure sounded like someone who could be running for President, but he is certainly running for a more Just America.
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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Over the past month and a half, Americans have witnessed several failures within the Veterans Affairs Department.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:29 am
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