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The Washington Examiner was among the handful of news outlets around the country who first dug into problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here's a compendium of some of the Examiner's work.

Washington Examiner investigative series on the VA

Making America's Heroes Wait

By Mark Flatten |

A five-part special series by the Washington Examiner watchdog team into endless the bureaucracy and cooked books at the VA that force veterans to wait for disability claims. Published February 2013.
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Dereliction of Duty


A five-day series by the Washington Examiner looks at rampant fraud in veterans' preference contracting. Published August 2013.
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Camp Lejeune's toxic tapwater


A Washington Examiner three-part series on how Department of Veterans Affairs officials refuse to recognize proven links between toxic water at Camp Lejeune and diseases that are killing Marines. Published April 2013.
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