I thought Trump was going to win because I’ve seen it happen before. There are certain points in history when people lose a sense of their place in the world, and then they’ll go with the first person who offers them a return to an imaginary past. Americans’ basic understanding of who they are as […]
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President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to nominate David Shulkin to be his secretary of veterans affairs, a position that requires Senate confirmation.
The highest-ranking enlisted soldier in Congress will serve as the Democrats’ top voice on veterans issues in the House this session.
Two state agencies that serve Nebraska veterans would merge to streamline services and save the state an estimated $1.4 million under a new proposal endorsed Monday by Gov. Pete Ricketts.
Ignorance X Arrogance X Ideological Confusion > speed of light 4% of a century run by a rentier class that assumes carte blanche As the Orange Orangutan approaches the outskirts of Bethlehem doing a pretty fair approximation of the rough beast of Yeats poem, I’m wondering what the future holds in a lot of ways. […]
A coalition of women veterans and male veteran supporters from around the country are organizing to form the veteran contingent as an official partner of the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st in Washington D.C.
As the year comes to a close, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton looks to continue focusing on finance, veterans affairs and health care.
When his convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2007, Army Sgt. Jeff Lynch was seriously wounded.
President-elect Donald Trump appears to be moving towards privatizing the health care for veterans, meeting with hospital executives, including a top contender for secretary of Veterans Affairs, at his estate in Florida on Wednesday.
Kellyanne Conway, the Republican pollster and strategist who helped guide Donald J. Trump to victory in November, on Thursday was appointed counselor to the president, becoming the highest-ranking woman at the White House and one of his principal messengers to the public.
Lawmakers passed a veterans omnibus bill in the waning hours of Congress’ legislative session last week, but without many of the most sweeping and controversial provisions the two chambers had struggled with in recent months.
A veterans’ healthcare bill that passed the House unanimously on Wednesday may stall in the Senate amid fighting over an unrelated provision in the stopgap government funding bill and opposition from federal employees’ unions.
President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his trade transition team with veterans of the U.S. steel industry’s battles with China, signaling a potentially more aggressive approach to U.S. complaints of unfair Chinese subsidies for its exports and barriers to imports.
Legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk to be signed into law.
Some liberals are concerned that the veterans President Trump is appointing, or considering appointing, to key government positions will turn America into a dictatorship.
Veterans pressing Congress to allocate more visas for Afghan interpreters see a potential ally in retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, who is likely to become secretary of defense in the Trump administration.
As this nation prepares to inaugurate the new President, we must consider the implications of who Congress will choose to run the government.
A Butler County judge has appointed likely the youngest commissioner ever on the veterans board, a Desert Storm vet from the Disabled American Veterans post in Hamilton.
President-elect Donald Trump is leaning on a once-obscure group backed by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch as he seeks to make good on a campaign promise to overhaul veterans’ care programs he has denounced as a tragic failure.
Donald Trump is considering tapping former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin as his secretary of Veterans Affairs, according to two Trump transition sources.
Trump could put a seal on American politics as indelible as that left by Ronald Reagan.
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