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The Secret Behind The Passage Of VA Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday afternoon, in the Wallace Theater at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, President Barack Obama signed into law a major reform of the em...

Sam Stein

Congressional Leaders Have Actually Agreed On A VA Reform Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a near-death experience, legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs has been revived. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt....

Sam Stein

Lawmakers Make One Last Push To Salvage VA Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the likelihood of passing legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs dwindling rapidly, top Republican and Democratic...

Sam Stein

The Backstory Of How VA Reform Fell Apart In Less Than 4 Days | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), during an interview Wednesday night, criticized President Barack Obama for naiveté in congressional relati...

Obama Nominates Former Business Executive To Lead The VA

AP | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Depar...

VA Health Care Nominee Withdraws Name From Consideration

Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

By MATTHEW DALY, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to be the top health official at the Veterans Affairs Dep...

Obama To Meet With Veterans Affairs Chief Amid Controversy

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

(Adds House passage of VA disciplinary legislation) By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - ...

New Report Prompts Accusations That Administration Is Failing Veterans

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

The Department of Veterans Affairs is failing to keep up with a torrent of benefits claims, and the backlog leaves many service members high and dry f...

Obama Tells Vet He'll Improve Veteran Services

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A military veteran who's now a college student in Pennsylvania has taken his complaint about the Veterans Administration right ...

Virginia: Healing The Red Rash

MOMocrats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Obama is seriously courting Virginia. Its turning blue this election would be historic. We haven't voted for a Democrat for president since Eisenhower. Eisenhower! So why are we in play now?