Veterans Affairs

Congress Is Running out of Time to Pass These Necessary Bills
July 29, 2014

The two sides have actually made some progress on two big issues, but the toughest one still remains.

The VA Reform Legislation Is a "Trojan Horse" for Privatization
It would do more harm than good
June 13, 2014

It would do more harm than good.

The GOP's Veterans Health Care Trap
How politicking the VA scandal without a plan to improve care could backfire
June 01, 2014

By politicking the VA scandal, Republicans will have to choose between owning their unpopular privatization plan and being unresponsive to veterans' needs.

The Eric Shinseki Resignation Guide
Vulnerable Democrats want him gone. John Boehner doesn't. Gaming out everybody's stand.
May 29, 2014

It's a strange day when a bunch of vulnerable Dems and the chairman of the House Dem re-elect committee wants Shinseki to step down and John Boehner doesn't

The GOP's Outrageous Health Care Hypocrisy: Vets Aren't the Only People Who Die Awaiting Care
May 27, 2014

Republicans should apply their instinct and outrage that lapses in health care killed U.S. veterans to the poor and uninsured.

The Veterans Affairs Scandal Was Decades in the Making
Yes, you should be angry. But at whom?
May 21, 2014

It's scandalous how we treat our veterans, and that's been true for at least half a century.