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Obama To Sign Congress-Approved VA Spending Bill

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will travel to a military facility outside Washington on Thursday to sign a $16.3 billion plan ...

Senate Panel Unanimously Approves Veterans Affairs Nominee

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - Bob McDonald, President Barack Obama's choice to run the Veterans Affairs Department, looked set for an easy Senate ...

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...

Mitt Romney: Obama 'Needs To Take Responsibility For His Failures'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney slammed President Barack Obama over the unfolding Veterans Affairs controversy, and joined a grow...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Vulnerable Democrats Won't Forsake VA Chief, But Grimes Wants Him Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes may be calling for Eric Shinseki's ouster amid the Department of Veterans Affairs scan...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: 'I Will Not Stand For' Misconduct At Veterans Affairs Hospitals

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama vented his anger Wednesday over allegations of misconduct at Veterans Affairs hospitals and vowed to root out any...

Top Aide: Obama 'Madder Than Hell' Over Veterans Affairs Allegations

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said President Barack Obama is "madder than hell" about possible deadly he...

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...