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We Must Improve Anti-Suicide and Mental Health Care Programs at the VA

Rep. John K. Delaney | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Rep. John K. Delaney

America's men and women in uniform bravely defend our nation and our values. Their skill, dedication and valor are the envy of the world. When their time in uniform is over, they are entitled to world-class health care, a benefit they've earned and that their country is grateful to provide for them.

Sam Stein

The Secret Behind The Passage Of VA Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

McCain On Congress's Inability To Solve Any Crisis: 'It Is Embarrassing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joined Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in crafting a bill to restructure the Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Sam Stein

Without Much Notice, Senate Passes Major Education Benefit For Military Spouses

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional efforts to address problems with the veterans health care system may have the added benefit of creating an educational ent...

Paper Is The Enemy?

Posted 05.03.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart has been hammering both the president and congress on the long waits veterans face on their disability claims, and he revisited the subjec...