| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Hours after the Senate unanimously confirmed President Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, the agency announced that it was proposing disciplinary action against six employees at VA healthcare facilities in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The mishandling of thousands of documents at the Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs delayed payments in excess of $25,000 to some veterans, according to new details made public Monday by the department's inspector general....
| May 29, 2014
| 4:32 AM
A scathing report finding a systemic problem at Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide, including manipulation of records to mask long waits for appointments, fueled new calls Wednesday for VA chief Eric K. Shinseki's resignation.
| May 30, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday following a meeting with President Barack Obama that came amid a firestorm of outrage over delays in medical care for U.S. veterans.
Shortly after the private White House session,...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The resignation of Eric Shinseki strikes me as inevitable, politically necessary and largely irrelevant if not counterproductive. Once the troubles in the Department of Veterans Affairs blew up into a major scandal, the administration's critics, Democrats...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs tries to assure congressmen that he is moving to address the VA healthcare scandal, his department is preparing to release more results of a nationwide audit of scheduling practices that have been denounced as...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Key senators announced on Thursday a bipartisan proposal to address a crisis in veterans' healthcare, seeking quick action on a scandal that embarrassed the Obama administration and angered lawmakers who are strong advocates for veterans.
| May 6, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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Some Republican leaders are calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign because of recent scandals at medical centers. But two influential...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The deception involving long waits for appointments at the veterans medical center in Phoenix is outrageous. Those who put their lives on the line for their country deserve to be more than tokens in a game played by hospital administrators angling for...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:47 PM
U.S. Veterans Affairs officials were under mounting pressure Friday to find an interim head for the troubled VA medical center in Phoenix, a day after three hospital executives were placed on administrative leave amid a wide-reaching scandal brought on...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Federal auditors visited the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital near Maywood on Wednesday amid allegations by a social worker that patients at Hines were kept on “secret waiting lists” so executives could collect bonuses linked to...