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VA Settles With Three Phoenix Whistle-Blowers The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three individuals who worked at the agency's medical center in Phoenix and complained...
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2014/09/29 16:46
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Before a crowd of 300 people at Simpson College in Indianola, Braley, a four-term congressman from Waterloo, repeatedly accused Ernst of being too conservative and tried to tie her to the billionaire...
2014/09/26 02:20
2014/09/26 02:20
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The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee demanded Thursday that new VA Secretary Bob McDonald explain serious deficiencies in the department’s Caribbean Health Care System, including the...
2014/09/25 00:41
2014/09/25 00:41
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In 2007, after devastating reports on the prevalence of veteran suicides, Congress approved a law that required the VA to establish a Veterans Crisis Line, which can be reached at 1-800-273-8255 . The...
2014/09/23 12:38
2014/09/23 12:38
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MINNEAPOLIS — According to official medical records, a former Minnesota Marine apparently contacted the Minneapolis VA from his grave to cancel an existing appointment and reschedule it. Jordan...
2014/09/23 10:05
2014/09/23 10:05
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Sept. 17, 2014. Texans deserve to know endgame for border surge It's been three months since Texas Department of Public Safety officers "surged" on the southern...
2014/09/21 10:27
2014/09/21 10:27
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A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening...
2014/09/21 00:43
2014/09/21 00:43
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LOS ANGELES – For 30 years after Vietnam, Art Harmon’s address was a dry wash under the 210 freeway, where he tried to forget his tour as a 19-year-old helicopter gunner. “I couldn’t be around human...
2014/09/20 11:27
2014/09/20 11:27
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WASHINGTON – Sue Frasier spent the first six months of her military career at Alabama's Fort McClellan. But that short stint -- 44 years ago at an Army base the EPA later would find so toxic it would...
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2014/09/19 00:19
2014/09/19 00:19
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Earlier this year, Congress passed a measure that will cost $17 billion over 10 years to address unconscionable delays in treatment at medical facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs. End...
2014/09/18 10:54
2014/09/18 10:54
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The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — A doctor who first exposed problems at...
2014/09/17 23:58
2014/09/17 23:58
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WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers this week are showing they can sometimes march together, at least when it comes to helping veterans. Urged on by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., the House on Tuesday night...
2014/09/17 02:20
2014/09/17 02:20
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The doctor who helped expose the VA health care scandal will tell Congress on Wednesday that patients did indeed die because they were stuck on secret waiting lists, and will accuse the department’s...
2014/09/16 12:19
2014/09/16 12:19
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Legislators are pushing this week to leave Washington for the campaign trail, but they are taking the time to revisit two scandals, in the Department of Veterans Affairs and the IRS, that have...
2014/09/15 11:03
2014/09/15 11:03
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Before the recent primary election, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, in an endorsement interview with the Independent, said, "I would be willing to debate Gen. [Irv] Halter." Now, the Republican is refusing to...
2014/09/15 01:49
2014/09/15 01:49
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WASHINGTON — Military veterans and taxpayers need to know why the Veterans Health Administration failed its beneficiaries and veterans need to know their medical rights following this year’s scandals...
2014/09/12 21:00
2014/09/12 21:00
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Two members of the U.S. House Veterans' Affairs Committee have expressed concern over the ability of the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle a costly brain research program in Waco. U.S. Rep....
2014/09/12 20:45
2014/09/12 20:45
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The House Veterans' Affairs Committee shot down a measure Wednesday that aimed to extend equal benefits, including medical care, housing and burial assistance, to veterans' same-sex spouses, even if...
2014/09/12 20:34
2014/09/12 20:34
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Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Sept. 14-20. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT),...
2014/09/11 13:57
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In 2012, when California’s redistricting map for Congress went into effect, the 26th District for the U.S. House of Representatives shifted from a Republican-represented district in the San Gabriel...
2014/09/30 13:51
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