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Laura Dean

GI Bill Favors Some States Over Others

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim Webb's Post-9/11 GI Bill, which went into effect August 1, calls for the federal government to subsidize a veteran's tuition up to the amount...

Jason Linkins

Bush Wrongly Credits McCain For 'Working Hard' On G.I. Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President George W, Bush wasn't exactly a friend to the efforts put forth by Senators Jim Webb (D-VA) and John Warner (R-VA) as they worked to secure ...

Jim Webb's VP Prospects Helped By Passage Of GI Bill

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speculation about Virginia Sen. Jim Webb's prospects as a candidate for the Democratic vice presidential nomination got a boost last week with the pas...

Jason Linkins

Jim Webb Brings Charm Offensive To Daily Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Virginia Senator Jim Webb is quickly becoming well-trained in the art of downplaying his vice-presidential chances, that hasn't stopped him from...

Webb GI Bill Passes Senate, McCain Skips Vote

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** UPDATE BELOW *** The Associated Press reports that the Webb GI Bill has passed the Senate: Senate Republicans have broken with President Bush to...

Vote Vets Commercial Asks McCain To Sign Webb GI Bill

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vote Vets has released a new television ad imploring Sen. McCain to sign the GI Bill sponsored by Sen. Webb. The closing message is a powerful one, w...

Sam Stein

Larry Craig Taps His Way Into Webb GI Bill Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mostly avoiding the political spotlight since his brush up with both the law and the bathroom stall, Sen. Larry Craig quietly created presidential cam...

Obama, McCain Battle Over Vets -- And Why That's A Great Thing

The Carpetbagger Report | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've been obsessing over John McCain's incoherent opposition to a modernized GI Bill for veterans, so I was especially pleased to see Barack Obama, at...

Obama Hits McCain Over Webb GI Bill

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is giving a speech right now on veterans' issues in West Virginia in which he hits John McCain for failing to back Jim Webb's 21st Centur...

Sam Stein

McCain Still Not On GI Bill, Even As Other Senate Vet Signs Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The prospects of passing Sen. Jim Webb's 21st Century GI Bill increased on Thursday after Sen. Daniel Akaka, a veteran of WWII and the Democratic chai...

Lindsey Graham Ducks Questions On GI Bill

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On "This Week" today, host George Stephanopolous asked Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) why neither he nor Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has cosponsored Sen. Jim ...

Sam Stein

McCain Is AWOL On New GI Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In November 2007, Sens. Jim Webb and Chuck Hagel penned an op-ed in the New York Times advocating a reformed G.I. Bill that would provide Iraq war vet...

McCain Not Backing GI Bill For Post-9/11 Vets

The Hill | Roxana Tiron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) is calling on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) to sign on as a co-sponsor to his GI bill, which wou...