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Report: Calls to VA Suicide Hotline Went to Voicemail
A suicide hotline operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs allowed crisis calls to go into voicemail.
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VA Secretary Nominee Not a Health Care Expert
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House Backs Bill to Help Vets Who've Suffered Sexual Assault
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Obama and Congress Move to Address VA Firestorm
President Obama and Congress are moving quickly to respond to a growing political firestorm over VA patient care allegations.
Congress Backs Bill Requiring Timely Answers at VA Hotline
The Department of Veterans Affairs would have to ensure that all calls received by a hotline are answered in a timely manner.
Senate Republicans Call for VA Secretary to Resign
Three Senate Republicans called Tuesday for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign, following allegations of corr...
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