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Veterans Affairs

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  • Obama takes up cause of vets

    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W. Va--In his only scheduled appearance in West Virginia, Sen. Barack Obama Monday kept his remarks focused on a single theme: helping America's veterans. Speaking to about 1,000 people at the Charleston Civic Center and flanked..
  • House passes GI Bill, blocks war spending

    by Aamer Madhani UPDATED with Pelosi comment House minority leader John Boehner accused the Democrats of "playing political games" for stacking the spending bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with what he and other Republicans have called...

    Democrats pushing new GI Bill

    by Matthew Hay Brown On Thursday, House Democrats tied what they call the GI Bill for the 21st Century to the latest round of war spending for Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, they're linking it to Memorial Day. "My friends, Memorial...

    McCain on GI bill: I was soldier, so I am right?

    The Senate today passed legislation expanding GI educational benefits sponsored by Virginia vet Jim Webb and supported by Obama, Clinton and 25 Republicans -- but not John McCain, who wanted a cheaper version of the same idea with a...

    Bush's GI Bill war: 'Squandered lives?'

    by Mark Silva This certainly was a good day to be debating the generous new GI Bill that the Senate wants to attach to the tens of billions of dollars in new war funding that the White House is demanding....