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Topic - Department Of Veterans Affairs
As his administration struggles to keep its promise on providing veterans' benefits, President Obama marked Veterans Day with a pledge to care for those returning from war in Afghanistan.
As Veterans Day arrives, members of Congress have plenty of proposals on how to honor them — including one Iowa Democrat, Rep. Bruce L. Braley, who has written a bill granting many veterans in the private sector the day off.
The Honor Flight Network honors America's greatest generation
Planners at the Department of Veterans Affairs accepted thousands of dollars in meals, spas, gift baskets and limo and helicopter rides from hotels hoping to host the VA's lavish conference business, a congressional investigation has found.
Planners at the Department of Veterans Affairs accepted thousands of dollars in meals, spa visits, gift baskets and limo and helicopter rides from hotels hoping to host the VA's lavish conference business, a congressional investigation has found.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been able to maintain most operations amid the government shutdown, but Secretary Eric K. Shinseki warned Congress on Wednesday that it will soon have to halt payments to more than 5 million beneficiaries.
Democrats expecting election-day advantage are missing the point of the politics
It is alarmingly evident by now that Barack Obama's presidency is drifting as he clings to his party's ideological beliefs and narrowing base of support in a sea of troubles.
Getting treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder can be an arduous process for veterans who regularly must deal with administrative and medical delays, health care professionals say.
Background checks didn't stop severely mentally ill Navy Yard shooter
The mother of Aaron Alexis said Wednesday that she does not know why her son opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people, but she is glad he can no longer hurt anyone else.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I am the widow of a deceased veteran. My husband was rated as priority 8 in the VA health care system. After he died in April from Type II diabetes and ischemic heart disease, I contacted our local VA representative about possible benefits because I knew he had been exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam.
President Obama's health care law continues to drop in the polls and faces ever more pressure on Capitol Hill, where Republicans on Wednesday said they doubted the data hub at the center of Obamacare either will be ready on time or be secure enough to protect Americans' privacy.
President Obama ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to start giving spousal benefits to same-sex partners, despite federal laws still in place that specify the benefits can only go toward spouses of opposite sex.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: My ex-husband served in the Army for two to three years. I was married to him for 11 years. Am I entitled to any VA benefits? I was recently diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and was wondering if I am entitled to medical benefits.