Democrat blames Biden for debt ceiling chaos
"It didn't have to be this way," Representative Jared Golden said of the late-hour talks as the debt ceiling deadline looms.
Woman who helped overturn Roe leads fight against Veterans Affairs
Over a dozen attorneys general have taken additional legal action against the VA, stemming on religious exemptions and taking power away from states.
Exclusive: Rep. Tony Gonzales seeks to co-chair bipartisan veteran caucus
"I think that we need these veterans to come together and start solving some of these big problems," Gonzales told Newsweek.
Warnock Fights to Free War Widows From 'Archaic' Law Penalizing Remarriage
"It's unconscionable that we would threaten to take away their surviving spouse's benefits should they choose to remarry," Senator Warnock told Newsweek.
Arizona Veteran Paralyzed in Iraq Walks in Exoskeleton: 'Amazing Feeling'
Richie Neider has been in a wheelchair since 2013 after suffering a spinal cord injury when hit by an IED.
Jon Stewart Calls Out GOP 'Cruelty' After Vote Against Veterans' PACT Act
The comedian and longtime veterans advocate did not hold back while lashing out at Senate Republicans during a news conference on Capitol Hill.
Who Created Memorial Day? Origin and Debate About Birthplace Explained
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs estimates there are approximately 25 places that have been named in connection with the origin of Memorial Day.
Woman Could Face 10 Years for Stealing Sister's Veterans Benefits
On Tuesday, 60-year-old Robin Calef pleaded guilty to one count of theft of government funds for stealing $102,289.62 in government funds that were meant for her deceased sister, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.
Military Teaches Gun Safety, Now VA Stresses More During Vet Suicide Crisis
The VA's past efforts to reduce veteran firearm suicides had been opposed by gun rights activists and conservative lawmakers.
Veterans Affairs Becomes First Federal Agency to Require COVID Vaccines
Veterans Affairs employees have the next two months to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
VA Supervisor Used Female Vet's Records to Sexually Harass, Threaten Her
The VA supervisor allegedly asked the woman's relationship status and offered to drive her home. When she refused, he brought up his PTSD issues and told her about the guns at his home.
IRS 'Working Tirelessly' to Get Stimulus Checks Out to Those Still Waiting
The IRS expects to begin issuing payments this weekend to benefit recipients who don't usually file a tax return.
Trump Pressured By Key Veteran Groups to Fire VA Secretary Robert Wilkie
"Secretary Wilkie must be held accountable," leaders from six major groups representing veterans wrote to President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Gets an F Grade While House Earns an A
The Senate committee failed because it didn't hold any oversight hearings into veterans issues for the last year.
VA Lacks Enough PPE For Second Wave of Coronavirus Top Official Claims
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' top health official on Tuesday told the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee that the agency lacks the amount of PPE that will likely be required if a second wave of coronavirus strikes.
Georgia Man Arrested For Allegedly Defrauding Veterans Affairs Department
The Defense Production Act, a law that controls the distribution of essential supplies in times of emergency, makes it unlawful to engage in price gouging.
200th Patient in VA Care Dies From Coronavirus
The Department of Veteran Affairs has reported deaths of 200 patients and seven health care employees from coronavirus. In total, at least 3,700 patients and 1,100 VA health care employees have tested positive for the virus.
American History Professor Blasts Trump in Scathing Twitter Thread
"Trump, who has never worked in a functional organization his entire life, simply has no concept of how complex institutions work. His entire world is about 'knowing a guy.'" Professor Seth Cotlar tweeted.
The V.A. Has Problems, Leadership is Not One of Them
If confirmed, David J. Shulkin will be replaced by Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who has no experience administering a large organization like the VA
VA Won't Take Responsibility for Drugged Vet's Death
The Department of Veterans Affairs is hesitant to admit its role in the death of Marine Corps veteran Jason Simcakoski, who died as a result of drugs he was prescribed at a VA hospital.
How The VA's Opioid Policy Hobbled A Former Marine
With painkillers, Mike Stevens could care for his kids and run his farm; now he can barely dress himself.
The VA Has A Blind Spot On Drugs And Mental Illness
About half of severely mentally ill people have a drug problem, and vice versa, but federal policies don't address that.
Reckless Overprescribing Of Antipsychotics Killing Vets
"There is an epidemic of sudden deaths occurring throughout the U.S. military."
The VA Fueled The National Opioid Crisis, Killing Vets
The VA killed thousands of vets and fueled the national opioid addiction crisis by recklessly throwing pills at a problem.
PTSD Likely to Remain a Casualty of War for Troops
Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense must work together to offer better options for patients.
Some Farmers Have Higher Suicide Rate Than Veterans
The suicide rate for men in the farming, fishing and forestry industries in certain states is higher than that of veterans, two unrelated reports indicate.
America's Special Operations Unit Delta Force
America's tip of the spear against terrorism is also its most clandestine Special Operations unit.
Air Force Elite Operatives
The Air Force's elite ensure America's reach extends wherever it's needed.
For Memorial Day, One Veteran's Story
Talk to a veteran to appreciate the sacrifices of those who died while serving.
Veterans Affairs' Intimidation of Whistleblowers Must Stop
A VA surgeon who reported a co-worker's time card fraud was relocated to a dirty closet and then demoted.