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  1. Way-too-early poll shows AG Luther Strange atop field for 2018 gubernatorial race: Today...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Results of a new poll showed up on an Alabama political blog Monday showing Attorney General Luther Strange as the frontrunner in the 2018 gubernatorial race. The poll, reported on by the blog Alabama Political Reporter, was sponsored by the Alabama Foundation for Limited Government and conducted by Spot On Strategies Group.

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  2. Federal disability reaches 'end of the tracks' in 2016 if Congress doesn't actRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Alabama Live

    Alabama, more than most states, depends on federal disability payments to support an ailing workforce. But those federal checks stand to run out if Congress doesn't act before 2016.

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  3. Rep warns judge of impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Politico

    Rep. Terri Sewell on Friday threatened to begin impeachment proceedings against an Alabama judge facing domestic violence charges if he doesn't resign. The Alabama Democrat had already called for Judge Mark Fuller, who was arrested on charges stemming from an altercation with his wife, to step down.

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  4. Alabama congresswoman says CDC director should be more straightforwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An Alabama congresswoman called on the CDC director to be more straightforward with Americans about Ebola. Representative Martha Roby was in Huntsville Wednesday and spoke out about the situation the country is facing.

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  5. You've come a long way, baby: Alabama no longer worst for number of women in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Alabama Live

    Alabama has climbed out of the basement in a ranking of the number of women who hold elected office in the state. Representation 2020 assigned all 50 states a gender parity score from 0 to 100 showing the number of women who hold local, state and national-level offices.

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  6. Va Deputy Secretary visits Montgomery regarding Central Al Va problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... and governance." Gibson outlined these problems with Central Alabama VA leaders, and Representative Martha Roby, who has pushed for a complete overhaul of the administration. "she has been a steady source of engagement," Gibson says. "We've gotten ...

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  7. 2nd Alabama VA official under termination proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson announced Friday that termination proceedings had begun against Dr. Cliff Robinson, who was put on paid administrative leave in August from his position as chief of staff at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System. Gibson announced Monday that termination proceedings had begun against James Talton, who was also placed on leave in August from his position as director of the Central Alabama VA.

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  8. Termination begun for 2nd Alabama VA officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson announced Friday that termination proceedings had begun against Dr. Cliff Robinson , who was put on paid administrative leave in August from his position as chief of staff at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System . Gibson announced Monday that termination proceedings had begun against James Talton , who was also placed on leave in August from his position as director of the Central Alabama VA.

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  9. VA moves to ax 4 senior execs in scandal responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Army Times

    Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks during a news conference during a visit to a Denver veterans hospital on Aug. 6. The Veterans Affairs Department is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays, Gibson said Monday. WASHINGTON - The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays.

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  10. Former Lebanon VA director one of four VA executives to be firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Lebanon Daily News

    WASHINGTON >> The former director of the Lebanon VA Medical Center is one of four senior executives the VA is looking to fire as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. Terry Gerigk Wolf, director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, is being fired for unspecified "conduct unbecoming a senior executive."

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  11. VA moves to ax 4 senior execs in scandal responseRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. The dismissals are the first since Congress passed a law this summer making it easier for veterans who experience delays to get care outside VA's nationwide network of hospitals and clinics. 1 comment

  12. VA Moves to Ax Four Senior Execs in Scandal ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Pharmaceutical Processing

    The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. The dismissals are the first since Congress passed a law this summer making it easier for veterans who experience delays to get care outside VA's nationwide network of hospitals and clinics.

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  13. Those Four 'Fired' VA Officials Aren't Fired Quite YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | TheBlaze.com

    Despite press reports that say four Department of Veterans Affairs officials have been fired for misconduct at the department, none have actually been fired yet, and instead are at the start of a process that could, or could not, result in them losing their jobs. The VA released several press statements over the last few days that said four officials have been "proposed for removal."

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  14. Republicans question VA house-cleaning, note 'fired' official was planning to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Fox News

    The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it plans to fire three more top officials, in the aftermath of recent scandals -- but House Republicans say the VA's response continues to lack transparency, noting that another official supposedly getting the ax had announced his retirement days earlier. The newly announced batch of ousted officials includes Susan Taylor, the deputy chief procurement officer with the Veterans Health Administration who oversees $15 billion a year in federal contracts.

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  15. VA fires 4 senior executives in scandal responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | HeraldNet

    The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. The dismissals are the first since Congress passed a law this summer making it easier for veterans who experience delays to get care outside VA's nationwide network of hospitals and clinics. 1 comment

  16. VA Fires Four Senior Executives in Response to Major ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | TheBlaze.com

    The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. The dismissals are the first since Congress passed a law this summer making it easier for veterans who experience delays to get care outside VA's nationwide network of hospitals and clinics.

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  17. Termination Proceedings Begin for VA DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | WTVY Dothan

    The proposed termination of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton is a necessary and important step toward instilling accountability at the VA and building trust within the veteran community, U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Monday. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald announced Monday that he had exercised his newly-codified authority to begin termination proceedings of former CAVHCS Director James Talton.

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  18. VA fires four executives over wait times scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. VA fires four executives over wait times scandal The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays. 6 comments

  19. Veterans Affairs Department Fires 4 Senior Executives In Response To ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Switched

    SEPTEMBER 17: U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee about the Office of Inspector General's final report about VA health care facilities in Phoenix, AZ, during a hearing in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill September 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. The report on Phoenix found that 28 veterans had 'clinically significant delays' in care and that six of them died but investigators couldn't conclusively li WASHINGTON - The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays.

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  20. Central Alabama VA director proposed for removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson has proposed the removal of Central Alabama VA Health Care System Director James Talton. In a news release, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby called the proposed termination "a necessary and important step toward instilling accountability at the VA and building trust within the veteran community."

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