07/23/14 02:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At 91, Bob Dole won't take no for an answer. The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world. Veterans groups, organizations for...
By Associated Press | 07/23/14 10:42 AM
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has unanimously endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Mark Flatten | 07/22/14 06:56 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats endorsed the nomination and said they are certain McDonald will be confirmed by the full Senate as the next head of the VA.
By Ed Sykes | 07/22/14 06:06 PM
"The VA is in crisis. The veterans are in need. There is much to do. But I can think of no higher calling," the president's pick for Veterans Affairs secretary said Tuesday.
07/22/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Robert McDonald cited problems with patient access to health care, transparency,...
By Ashe Schow | 07/22/14 04:50 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings between 2011 and 2012 -- when the Veterans Affairs scandal was starting to heat up.
By Paul Bedard | 07/22/14 12:45 PM
Physically ailing Bob Dole is stepping back on to the political stage to help a Kansas political friend and attack Obamacare.
By Ed Sykes and Mark Flatten | 07/22/14 11:54 AM
Senior Investigative Reporter Mark Flatten discusses the future of the Department of Veterans Affairs under Secretary nominee Bob McDonald.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 10:26 PM
With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
07/21/14 05:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were...
By Ed Sykes | 07/21/14 02:54 PM
Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of veterans Monday fixing the problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs is part of the government's only "sacred obligation."
By Doug Lamborn | 07/18/14 02:00 PM
The men and women who volunteer to serve in the military are brave and selfless. They don't deserve to be served by a Department of Veterans Affairs more concerned with manipulating data for financial gain than with solving problems and serving our veterans with the best possible medical care.
07/18/14 06:00 PM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson met with VA medical center officials in El Paso and vowed to improve veterans' access to health care. Gibson met Friday with the VA center's leadership, employees and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke to hear about lingering problems...
By Michelle Malkin | 07/18/14 10:44 AM
The president and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn't deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless feel-good photo-ops.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/17/14 12:21 PM
Patients at Atlanta's Veterans Affairs hospital didn't get their medications on time because hospital staff lacked access to medication carts that actually worked, the VA's inspector general found.
By Byron York | 07/23/14
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