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Diana Furchtgott-Roth: Hundreds of VA employees working for union on taxpayers' dime

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Most people show up at work to do a job, but 250 employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs are paid full-time not to work for the taxpayer. They are on "official time" and they work for their unions. Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, wrote in a June 5 letter to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki that "a number of VA employees are paid government salaries, funded entirely by...

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