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Attendees to the Foreign Wars National Convention at America's Center listen as U.S. Vice President Jow Biden delivers his remarks at America's Center in St. Louis on July 21, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Acting VA Secretary: VA Needs a Behavior Correction

Acting VA secretary Sloan Gibson addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference downtown.

07/22/2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden waves to the crowd as he enters the stage to deliver remarks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at America's Center in St. Louis on July 21, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Biden: Administration Won’t Rest Until VA Problems Are Fixed

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to veterans gathered at the Veteran of Foreign Wars national conference today.

07/21/2014

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) file photo (Getty/ Whitney Curtis)

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 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Kansas City VA Admits To Keeping Secret Waiting Lists Of Veterans

Administrators were using the secret lists to disguise the real wait time for a veteran to receive medical care.

06/06/2014

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

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, May 29th – Jim McCausland on the Death of His Son and the VA Hospital System

Charlie talks with Jim McCausland, whose son, U.S. Army Capt. Thomas “Casey” McCausland, died at the age of 32, due to PTSD, about the VA medical system.

05/29/2014

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) file photo (Getty/ Whitney Curtis)

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

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

Sen. Blunt: No Answers from St. Louis VA

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.

05/28/2014

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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

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