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Sen. Blunt: VA Health Problems are Obama’s Fault

Missouri’s Republican Senator says the blame for problems in the VA health system lie squarely with the Obama Administration.

06/12/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA Audit: St. Louis Hospital’s Wait Time is 6th Worst in Nation

The audit found an 86-day wait at the St. Louis center—the 6th worst in the nation.

06/10/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA: 1,400 Patients in St. Louis Were Never Seen

The VA on Monday released details of an audit of 731 VA hospitals and outpatient clinics.

06/09/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Despite Call for Action, Few Lawmakers on VA Committees

They’re all beating the drum on behalf of our veterans now, but when it comes to overseeing the Veterans Administration on Capitol Hill, most lawmakers are Missing in Action.

06/06/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blunt, McCaskill Urge Accountability for VA

Veterans Affairs leaders need to be held accountable, Missouri’s U.S. senators said Wednesday.

06/04/2014

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Sen. Blunt: Allow Veterans Care at Private Facilities

As hearings on the VA scandals continue in Washington, the Missouri senator is responding to calls to add more staff to handle the influx of new veterans.

05/29/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Survey: Missouri Veterans Happy With VA Services

That’s according to a new, unscientific survey of 352 Missouri vets, conducted by Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.

05/23/2014

Edward Hines VA hospital

Sen. Kirk Wants Probe of New VA Hospital Claims

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that there is new evidence of a “culture of corruption” at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago.

05/23/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis VA Hospital Responds to Whistleblower Claims

The VA hospital says they’ve conducted a thorough review of their productivity, and found their psychiatrists are treating 14 patients per day.

05/21/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt: Don’t Fire VA Secretary

Despite a huge scandal unfolding, which may have cost veterans’ lives, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says not to fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

05/21/2014

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