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Updated: 5:44 PMConvicted killer’s hire as chaplain at Togus concerns federal officials The chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee said the hiring means the U.S. Department of Veterans...
2014/04/11 21:46
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2014/04/11 16:15
2014/04/11 16:15
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Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox is calling for a Congressional investigation into allegations of misconduct within VA hospitals. The House Veterans Affairs Committee conducted an...
2014/04/09 17:13
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USA Today Delays in endoscopy screenings for potential gastrointestinal cancer in 76 veterans treated at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals are linked to 23 deaths, most of them three to four...
2014/04/08 22:35
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Officials with the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System say they are saddened by the deaths of veterans as a resulted of delayed diagnoses. The Department of...
2014/04/08 18:39
2014/04/08 18:39
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Veterans Affairs Department officials used tens of thousands of biological implants in surgeries last year, but they can�t fully account for their safety, according to investigators from the...
2014/04/08 17:40
2014/04/08 17:40
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Delays in cancer treatment consultations may have played a role in the deaths of 23 veterans and compromised the health of 53 others, according to an internal review released this week by the Veterans...
2014/04/07 03:22
2014/04/07 03:22
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Who’s up? Who’s down? Who’s out? Who’s new? Every day last week brought more evidence that there’s a new sheriff in town, as the saying now goes at the Rhode Island State House. Among staffers:...
2014/04/04 16:58
2014/04/04 16:58
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WASHINGTON -- Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., need not be too covert in his campaign to become the next chairman of the House intelligence committee. But he might need to call in some chits. The...
2014/04/04 05:53
2014/04/04 05:53
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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday said there’s “no question” that mentally ill people should be prevented from buying guns, a day after a soldier with a history of mental illness killed three...
2014/04/04 00:09
2014/04/04 00:09
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WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki would have greater authority to discipline senior managers under legislation designed to restore accountability to an agency under fire for...
2014/04/03 17:20
2014/04/03 17:20
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House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) has signaled that the chamber will vote on a bill to allow the head of the Veterans Affairs Department to fire or demote senior executives for performance...
2014/04/02 22:48
2014/04/02 22:48
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Internal documents from the Department of Veterans Affairs show that at least 19 deaths, including ones in Georgia, were "preventable deaths." The documents obtained by Channel 2’s Justin Gray showed...
2014/04/02 19:58
2014/04/02 19:58
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... minutes 41 seconds ago by Nikai SalcidoBill would protect veteran's personal information WASHINGTON - Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., has introduced legislation to protect veterans' personal...
2014/04/02 17:39
2014/04/02 17:39
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A push from the Speaker of the House and a continued stream of scandals involving Veterans Affairs administrators has pushed legislation to ease the firing of department officials onto the fast...
2014/04/02 09:33
2014/04/02 09:33
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In this week’s Republican address, Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski hopes President Obama will support a bill she says will empower the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to fire senior officials who “aren’t...
2014/03/29 22:24
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... minutes 56 seconds ago by CBS NewsEyeing disability backlog, GOP rep. pushes VA accountability Citing a backlog of disability claims that leaves many disabled veterans waiting months to receive...
2014/03/29 21:27
2014/03/29 21:27
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Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers’ decision not to seek re-election this year has opened the door for several other House Republicans to take his post as chairman of the influential House Intelligence...
2014/03/29 00:39
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Veterans who testified at a Commons committee this week say the parliamentary secretary for Veterans Affairs was more interested in exploring their backgrounds and whether they had ulterior motives...
2014/03/28 15:33
2014/03/28 15:33
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WASHINGTON -- At least 19 veterans have died at VA facilities recently because of a lack of basic care and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to disclose whether any of these...
2014/03/27 21:05
2014/03/27 21:05
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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Julia Brownley. WASHINGTON — Just days before the Veterans Retaining Assistance Program expires, Rep. Julia Brownley stood outside the Capitol on Thursday and urged her colleagues...
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