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The Washington Times
Colorado vets faced extreme wait times, denied care, after VA staffers fudged recordsEmployees at a Colorado Springs VA clinic incorrectly reported wait times for v
Colorado vets faced extreme wait times, denied care, after VA staffers fudged records
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Employees at a Colorado Springs VA clinic incorrectly reported wait times for veterans, making it appear that they got their appointments sooner than they actually did, while at least 288 veterans had to wait longer than the government’s 30-day... Read more
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CNN
Bernie Sanders offers mea culpa on VA delays"Well, a fair question. And I think you know the answer is that we have worked
Bernie Sanders offers mea culpa on VA delays
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
"Well, a fair question. And I think you know the answer is that we have worked on many, many issues," Sanders said. "And your point is fair, that we should've acted sooner. We should've known what was going on in Phoenix, those long waiting lines and... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Bernie Sanders offers mea culpa on VA delaysDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders offered on Wednesday night as
Bernie Sanders offers mea culpa on VA delays
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders offered on Wednesday night as close to an apology as he could when pressed on why he -- as the former chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee -- waited so long to act on the burgeoning wait... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal | News - Home CNN featured Coates in stories about VA appointment delays By
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
| News - Home CNN featured Coates in stories about VA appointment delays By Scott Bronstein, Nelli Black, Drew Griffin and Curt Devine CNN... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KY3 Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KSPR Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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My EastText
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
My EastText / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandalBarry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affair
Barry Coates dead; vet was face of VA scandal
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was 46. Coates became a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Barry Coates dead; veteran was at heart of VA scandalWASHINGTON (CNN) -- Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of
Barry Coates dead; veteran was at heart of VA scandal
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Barry Coates dead; veteran was face of the VA scandal over delays in careWASHINGTON (CNN) -- Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of
Barry Coates dead; veteran was face of the VA scandal over delays in care
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Barry Coates, the U.S. veteran who became the human face of the Veterans Affairs scandal over delays in care in 2014, died on Saturday of the cancer that wracked his body after waits for medical care at a VA facility. He was... Read more
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Daily Herald
VA chief to Congress: You can't fire your way to excellenceWASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is pushing back agains
VA chief to Congress: You can't fire your way to excellence
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is pushing back against claims by members of Congress that the VA has not fired enough people to turn around the scandal-plagued agency. McDonald told a Senate panel Thursday that "you can't... Read more
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The Columbian
VA chief to Congress: You can’t fire your way to excellenceWASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is pushing back against
VA chief to Congress: You can’t fire your way to excellence
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is pushing back against claims by members of Congress that the VA has not fired enough people to turn around the scandal-plagued agency. McDonald told a Senate panel Thursday that “you can’t... Read more
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Air Force Times
Vets activists gearing up for 2016 fightBattle lines have already been drawn on veterans issues for the 2016 election,
Vets activists gearing up for 2016 fight
Air Force Times / Posted 23 days ago
Battle lines have already been drawn on veterans issues for the 2016 election, and both sides are preparing for the long campaign ahead. On one side sits Concerned Veterans for America, a favorite of conservative lawmakers who have been pushing for... Read more

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