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Daniel Akaka, First Native Hawaiian In Senate, Dies At 93
The former senator was an advocate for veterans and Native Hawaiians.
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Veterans Groups Worry VA Chief’s Ouster Sets The Stage For Privatization
“It’s a victory for the guys who don’t care about veterans,” said one veterans advocate.
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Tammy Duckworth Rebukes Red State Blog For Saying 'She Doesn't Have A Leg To Stand On'
Don't mess with Duckworth.
Veterans Stand For Gun Reform
These veterans say their own experiences are driving them to call for a ban on military-style assault rifles.
4 Dead As Hostage Standoff Ends At California Veterans Home
Three female employees and the gunman were all found dead after the daylong siege.
Senator Duckworth Announces Pregnancy
Senator Tammy Duckworth announced she’s pregnant, making her the first sitting senator to give birth while in office.
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For Year End Charitable Giving — Some Favorites
Consumer advocate, lawyer and author
Here are some of my favorite, frugal, effective non-profit citizen action organizations that you may wish to favor with your
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Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale
A statue of Confederate general and KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest came down first on Wednesday, just hours after the sale ordinance was signed.
Another Trumpism For The History Books: Pearl Harbor Was 'A Pretty Wild Scene'
But the veterans "gave it to 'em pretty good," the president says on anniversary of the 1941 attack.
Facing Backlash, VA Reverses Cuts To Program Helping Homeless Vets: Report
The VA had planned to slash funding for a program that has helped thousands of veterans escape homelessness.
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Woman Raises Over $300,000 For Homeless Man Who Gave Her His Last $20
“Truly believe that all Johnny needs is one little break."
Let's Fight To Stop The Garnishment Of Social Security Benefits These Holidays
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva
As Thanksgiving rolls around this year marking the beginning of the holiday season, we are able to pause and reflect on all
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Vet Who Sought VA Help Was Told To Come Back In 3 Months. He Killed Himself Instead.
Charles Ingram III set himself on fire in front of a VA clinic last year.
Bridgepoint SEC Filing Raises Questions About Continued Federal Funding
Attorney, advocate, writer at RepublicReport.org
A filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission by troubled Bridgepoint Education raises questions about the
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Most Decorated Unit In U.S. History Fought For A Country That Didn't Accept Them
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was made up of Japanese-Americans, many of whom served when their families were imprisoned behind barbed wire.
This Year, Honor Our Veterans By Giving Them The Legal Services They Need
New York Legal Assistance Group
Fighting poverty, protecting the rights of the vulnerable and ...
By Keith Hoffmann, Coordinating Attorney of LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group As we celebrate Veterans Day, Congress
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The Weight Of Honor
Military Veteran, Social Commentator, Political Activist, Writ...
Circulate this great documentary recognizing the hardships imposed on our wounded and their families.
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