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H.R. 2775: Veterans’ Committee members who voted for continuing the government shutdown last night

Of the original 11 Veterans’ House Committee members who voted for the shutdown/default, only 3 voted to reopen the government.  Two of the anti-vet votes were cast by veterans Jeff Denham and Brad Wenstrap. On the U. S. Senate Committee … Continue reading

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Joining together in consternation at the continuing impasse between Congress and the White House over the budget debacle, Disabled American Veterans’ executive director held a press conference at the Washington, DC  World War II memorial (where else) to bemoan the … Continue reading

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Will Veterans’ benefits be delayed in November?

If the debt ceiling isn’t raised, and the shutdown ended, this IS a likely possibility according to Sec. Lew testifying before the Senate Finance Committee today.  The story is reported by Fox news and other outlets.   VA Secretary Shinseki … Continue reading

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  Here’s the latest on what is and is not affected by the shutdown at VA.     

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