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According to USA Today, more than 600,000 veterans are still waiting 30 days or more for appointments at VA hospitals and clinics around the country. While the overall number of veterans waiting the...
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2014/11/20 17:51
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Minnesota U.S. Rep. Tim Walz has been passed over for the top Democratic spot on the House Veterans Affairs Committee. The ranking member slot instead went to Florida Rep. Corrine Brown, who was next...
2014/11/20 17:27
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Buzz Cut: • Obama takes the Grammy for small politics • What’s in the plan, man? • Majority now says health insurance not federal responsibility • Webb gets ready to battle Hillary • ‘The kick...
2014/11/19 15:09
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ERIE, Pa. (AP) - The new director of the Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center denies lying to a Pittsburgh-area congressman about whether the VA's Pittsburgh hospitals had a hidden waiting list for...
2014/11/19 13:21
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Created: 11/19/2014 6:41 AM KSTP.com House Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform...
2014/11/19 12:26
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Evans, of East Moline, was only 63. He was felled by Parkinson’s disease, an affliction diagnosed nearly two decades before. The powerful and the meek paid tribute to Evans for his work while serving...
2014/11/18 22:43
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WASHINGTON — Wait times for veterans care at VA hospitals and clinics have been reduced by 18 percent since May, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Thursday. Average wait times for new...
2014/11/18 21:45
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Citing “new and troubling allegations,” members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are asking the Veterans Affairs Inspector General to investigate claims by ex-workers at a Hibbing VA clinic...
2014/11/18 04:17
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DOVER, Del. - The Delaware General Assembly welcomes the public to its first Wreaths Across America ceremony next month. As part of a weeklong celebration of the country's veterans and their service...
2014/11/17 22:31
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald was sworn into office in July inheriting an avalanche of problems and scandal that forced his predecessor, Eric Shinseki, to resign. On Sept. 8, McDonald...
2014/11/17 21:12
2014/11/17 21:12
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VA IT problems, HealthCare.gov successes, a Senate surveillance bill and more GAO: VA must do more on IT security weaknesses The Department of Veterans Affairs has not done enough to resolve...
2014/11/17 18:58
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... Today) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs' record-keeping processes were in such disarray across the USA in recent years that the agency didn't track its number of unfilled medical positions...
2014/11/17 07:26
2014/11/17 07:26
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Following in the footsteps of my father, I volunteered at age 17 to join the U.S. Army National Guard because I believed in something greater than myself - the ideals on which our country was founded:...
2014/11/17 06:22
2014/11/17 06:22
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The Veterans Affairs Department, on Nov. 10, launched a broad reorganization aimed at providing a single access point to the agency’s services as it seeks to dig itself out of a massive scandal over...
2014/11/15 00:39
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Department of Veterans Affairs CIO Stephen Warren The Department of Veterans Affairs did not pass its fiscal 2014 IT security audit, conducted by the agency inspector general's office. The...
2014/11/14 17:02
2014/11/14 17:02
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In time for Veterans Day, approximately 6,000 veterans across the Big First District will begin receiving Veteran Choice Cards in their mailboxes thanks to bipartisan reforms I helped pass through...
2014/11/14 15:07
2014/11/14 15:07
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Durbin, Kirk, Bustos propose naming Galesburg VA facility for Lane Evans U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) introduced...
2014/11/14 04:20
2014/11/14 04:20
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Veterans Affairs officials in Maryland, Virginia and the District have squandered millions of dollars in taxpayer money by mismanaging construction contracts, according to internal department records...
2014/11/13 23:19
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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday that it fired the head of the agency’s Pittsburgh health-care system after officials determined that she was involved in unspecified “conduct...
2014/11/13 22:19
2014/11/13 22:19
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VA Secretary Bob McDonald, shown Sept. 19, 2012. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg) New VA Secretary Bob McDonald pledged to have his tarnished agency’s reputation back on track by next Veterans Day and...
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