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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired

    VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired
    The Veterans Administration announced a series of reforms Monday aimed at improving the agency’s customer service after concerns over substandard healthcare for veterans forced a leadership change earlier this year. After three months in the...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Looking at prospects for 2016 presidential race through Lichtman's 'Keys'

    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb's decision to become the first of an expected dozen or more candidates forming presidential exploratory committees provides a good excuse to start considering 2016. And why not? In political terms, 2014 is so ... yesterday,...
  • Warner: Not 100 percent satisfied, but improvements have been made at the Hampton VA

    Warner: Not 100 percent satisfied, but improvements have been made at the Hampton VA
    HAMPTON — Ninety days after visiting Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center where wait times for care were among the worst in the nation, Sen. Mark Warner says there have been some improvements. But the senator and facility director Michael...
  • Democrats erred by pursuing health reform too soon, senator says

    In a speech diagnosing his party's political missteps in 2014, a top Senate Democrat reached back to the decision to pursue an overhaul of the health system in late 2009 as an example of how the party took its focus off middle-class priorities, saying...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Why stupid voters will never get their way

    I understand we've turned the page to the next controversy — Obama's unconstitutional immigration pander — but I'd like to dwell a little longer on the previous travesty. Obama administration health care consultant Jonathan Gruber was...
  • Obama lies again and again

    Obama lies again and again
    Here we go again. Lies, lies and more lies from President Barack Obama. The list includes but is not limited to: Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the IRS corruption, the VA scandal and the Affordable Care Act also called Obamacare. Remember when President...
  • First-time buyers taking to the city

    First-time buyers taking to the city
    From the wall-length window in Tyler and Erin Matteau's rented fourth-floor apartment on North Calvert Street, there's a view to the south and, maybe, the young couple's immediate future. "Right there," said Tyler, pointing to a building within...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    <b> </b>Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Meet the snobocrats

    Last week, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Jonathan Gruber, one of prominent architects of Obamacare, was exposed as little more than an elitist fraud. Gruber was caught on videotape expressing the haughty attitude that drove the...
  • Revamp VA disability benefits

    Revamp VA disability benefits
    The United States owes an incalculable debt of gratitude to its military veterans. It also owes them something more tangible — timely and appropriate treatment and compensation for disabilities tied to their service. But the Veterans...
  • Lend a helping hand

    Hampton Road felt the first snap of cold air this weekend and naturally our thoughts turned to the least among us. Our homeless population is at particular risk during times of bitter cold and relies on others to find hot meals and a warm bed. These...