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Senate Approves Bill For Military Chaplains

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to let military chaplains work despite the partial government shutdown. The Senate b...

House Passes Bill To Restore Death Benefits

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown has halted death benefits to the families of fallen soldiers, but the House has now voted unanimou...

Shutdown Shame: No Military Death Benefits For Families Of Fallen Troops

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

Families of fallen troops are being denied military death benefits because of the government shutdown. Over the weekend, the relatives of at least ...

Last Minute Bill Passes To Protect Armed Forces Pay

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down. The unanimous voice vote Monday sends...