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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Shinseki's farewell to VA workers: 'Dignity, compassion, dedication'

    For Eric K. Shinseki, Friday began with a prepared speech to a group dedicated to ending veterans' homelessness, which had been a top priority of his. Then the 71-year-old retired four-star general met with President Obama and offered to resign. The...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • Shinseki is out, but Phoenix VA delays leave a haunted trail for some

    Shinseki is out, but Phoenix VA delays leave a haunted trail for some
    In Arizona, where allegations first surfaced of secret waiting lists at the Phoenix VA and ultimately led to Friday's resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, reaction was swift and pointed. Shortly after President Obama accepted...
  • Republicans Key On North Carolina Race

    "Twenty-four times" is Thom Tillis' answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina said on camera that under Obamacare, if you...
  • Call it Obamacare for vets

    Fast on the uptake as ever, the speaker of the U.S. House, the permanently tanned if not taxidermied John Boehner, has delivered his judgment on the ever-unfolding scandal at the Veterans Administration: "The fact that more than 57,000 veterans are...
  • Kirk cites evidence of fraud at Hines

    Kirk cites evidence of fraud at Hines
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today he would notify federal investigators of what he called the first well-documented case of fraud at Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital. At a press conference, Kirk introduced Michael Swan and said records from the VA...
  • Md. veterans have long wait for first VA appointment

    Md. veterans have long wait for first VA appointment
    Veterans in Maryland scheduling a primary care appointment through the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time wait an average of 80 days to see a doctor, making the state's system fourth-worst in the nation out of 141 systems reviewed,...
  • Waiting times at a VA near you

    Are you a veteran trying to get a primary care appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital for the first time? In Honolulu, you'll wait an average of 145 days -- longer than anywhere else in the country. The shortest average wait is 12 days, in Bedford,...
  • Film Review: 'I Am I'

    "I Am I" is a middling dramedy starring writer-director Jocelyn Towne as a woman who discovers that her long-lost biological father is not only living nearby, but also in an amnesia-induced past where he insists she is her own recently deceased mother....
  • Vet miffed over scheduling mix-up at Allentown clinic

    The Wilkes-Barre veterans hospital and its related clinics, including Allentown, scored well in last week's report that examined whether veterans are waiting too long for medical care. That doesn't mean, though, that every veteran gets seen without...
  • More bumbling at the VA

    The growing veterans health care scandal continues to dominate the headlines, with a preliminary report Wednesday confirming that veterans faced significant delays getting care at a veterans hospital in Phoenix. But that's not the only problem within...