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    June 26, 2014  

    Jeffrey Brown talks to Dennis Wagner of The Arizona Republic about two whistleblowers who have emerged to make public accusations about problems within Veterans Affairs health system. One came forward with information about patients who died while waiting for medical care in Phoenix, while another claims she was fired after raising concerns. Continue reading

  • The House is expected to pass the $17 billion overhaul of the VA and the Senate is expected to move quickly thereafter in order to resolve the issue before Congress breaks for its summer recess. Photo by Karen Gleier/Getty Images
    May 29, 2014  

    Calls for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki are mounting in Washington after the inspector general’s interim report on the VA medical center in Phoenix, Arizona, alleged staffers cooked the books to earn bonuses. Lawmakers on both sides, including Sen. John McCain, are calling for a criminal investigation. Hari Sreenivasan gets more detail from Gregg Zoroya of USA Today. Continue reading