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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 ...

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...

Obama Makes Pick For New VA Secretary

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary,...

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 VA Secretary Eric Shinseki

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has summoned Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to the White House for a discussion of mounting probl...

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...

Obama's Team Shifts In Wake Of Major Problems

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Burned by the failed rollout of his health care law, President Barack Obama is seeking to build a team for the final years of his ...

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...

Obama: U.S. Takes Shocking Neglect Claim 'Very Seriously'

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. will get to the bottom of whether veterans were denied help they needed at a VA hosp...

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 ...