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  • Secretary Hagel on Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange
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    U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Defense Department General Counsel Stephen Preston testified on the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Secretary…

  • Hearing on Veterans Health Care
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    Veterans' Benefits Evaluation Process

    The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing on the Veterans Benefit Administration’s (VBA) process for eliminating the backlog of disability claims at the Veterans Affairs Department. In…

  • VA Hospital Waiting List Records
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    Veterans Administration Health Care Wait List

    Veterans Affairs (VA) Department officials testified about the alleged destruction of an unofficial patient waiting list associated with the Phoenix VA Health Care System. Topics included the failure of VA…

  • Hearing on Whistleblowers at the VA
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    Veterans Administration Whistleblowers, Part 1

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistle-blower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration. Witnesses spoke about retaliation they…

  • Hearing on Mental Health Care Access For Veterans
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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

  • Veterans Health Care
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    Veterans' Health Care

    Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical…

  • Secretary Hagel on US Strategy Against Terrorists Part 1
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    Secretary Hagel on U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists, Part 1

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating *ISIL. He was accompanied by Lieutenant General William Mayville. Toics included…

  • Veterans Affairs Executives Bonuses
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    Veterans Affairs Bonuses

    Gina Farrisee testified on bonuses awarded to senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Almost 80 percent of senior executives at the VA received bonuses in 2013,…

  • VA Overhaul Conference Meeting
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    Veterans Affairs Overhaul Conference Meeting

    Members of the House and Senate met to negotiate differences between their respective bills to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department (VA). The bills sought to improve access to care and…

  • Bureaucratic Challenges at the VA
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    Bureaucracy and Veterans' Health Care, Part 1

    Witnesses testified before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on bureaucratic challenges facing veterans' health care. Committee Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) commented on an audit released…

  • Hearing on Veterans Affairs Improvements
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    Veterans Affairs Improvements, Officials

    Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson and Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Philip Matkovsky testified about the VA’s efforts to address problems facing the…

  • House Republican Agenda
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    House Republican Agenda

    House Republican leader spoke to reporters about their congressional agenda. Speaker John Boehner said that he would vote in favor of a “clean” bill to raise the debt ceiling, but that he…

  • Hearing on Disabled Veterans
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    Disabled Veterans

    Officials from the Disabled American Veterans organization outlined their 2014 legislative priorities at a joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees. In opening remarks,…

  • Wait Times for Care at VA Medical Facilities
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    Veteran Health Care Facilities

    Two officials from the Veterans Health Administration testified at a hearing on long wait times for care at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. Both Republican and Democratic…

  • US House General Speeches
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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House debated a resolution (H Res 726) that expresses support by the House for Ukraine and condemns the military aggression by Russia against that…

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  • Hearing on Veterans Health care
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    Veterans' Health Care

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the implementation of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. The law was enacted in response to the Veterans…

  • US House General Speeches
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    House Session

    Members began debate on H.R. 3193m the Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act, which would move the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from the Federal Reserve…

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  • House and Senate GOP Conferees on VA Reform Bill
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    Veterans' Health Care Bill Negotiations

    House Veterans' Affairs Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) called a conference meeting on H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, a bill…

  • US House Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a rule governing three bills, including H.R. 4800, an agriculture spending bill.

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  • FY2015 Combat Aviation Programs Budget
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    Joint Strike Fighter and Combat Aviation Programs

    Military leaders and government officials testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Combat Aviation Programs, with special focus on the F-35…

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