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Mike Coffman

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  • Lawmakers say VA lied, ignored warnings on hospital cost

    Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Mike Coffman accused the Veterans Affairs Department on Friday of lying and ignoring clear warnings that its new Denver hospital couldn't be built within budget or on schedule. But they joined other members of...
  • Outside construction expert joins probe of VA hospital cost

    The Veterans Affairs Department investigation into massive cost overruns at its Denver hospital finally has an outside construction expert — more than seven weeks after the department said it requested the help from the Navy, officials said...
  • AP Exclusive: No outside construction expert on VA probe

    The Veterans Affairs Department has no outside construction expert helping with its investigation into massive cost overruns at its new Denver hospital, according to congressional testimony and internal emails obtained by The Associated Press. The...
  • VA: Denver hospital will need $340 million in equipment

    The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility, officials said Saturday. The $340 million also includes...
  • US Senate veterans panel to review pricey Denver hospital

    The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee will hold a hearing in Colorado next week to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and visit the construction site. The hearing will be held April 24 in suburban Aurora, where the hospital is being built,...
  • Democratic candidates are ready for Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON Hillary Rodham Clinton's candidacy for president became official on Sunday, but Democrats already see the down-ballot benefits she brings as the presumptive nominee. Staring down Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats have...
  • Congressional soccer game puts Republicans on top

    WASHINGTON Sometimes a partisan-netted goal is hard to come by on Capitol Hill, when it's all edging and no clear winner. But congressional members met under the lights of RFK Stadium on Tuesday night to tally goals at the third annual Capital Soccer...
  • Investigator: VA whistleblower cases remain 'overwhelming'

    The number of whistleblower cases reported at the Department of Veterans Affairs remains "overwhelming," a year after a scandal broke over chronic delays for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays, a top federal...
  • VA tells Congress it has plan to pay for Denver hospital

    The Veterans Affairs Department told Congress it wants to tap a $5 billion fund for improving health care to finish the over-budget Denver VA hospital, Sen. Michael Bennet's office said Monday. The department wants to transfer $830 million from the...
  • Congressman: VA could consider selling over-budget hospital

    The chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee said Tuesday the VA could consider selling or scaling back the over-budget Denver veterans hospital in order to get it finished. Rep. Jeff Miller warned that Congress would not authorize any...
  • VA to relinquish control of Denver hospital construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will take over construction management at the new Denver veterans hospital amid an internal investigation into how the project ran $1 billion over budget, the Veterans Affairs Department said Thursday. VA Deputy Secretary...