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By Amna Nawaz, Dan Sagalyn
Wednesday on the NewsHour, former President Trump says he refused to answer questions in a civil investigation into his real estate dealings, inflation in the U.S. has eased with consumer prices up 8.5 percent in July from a year ago,…
President Joe Biden will sign veterans health care legislation on Wednesday that ends a long battle to expand benefits for people who served near burn pits.
By Chris Megerian, Associated Press
With days left until an August recess, the question looming over Capitol Hill is whether a handshake deal among Democrats will hold, allowing a more than $700 billion piece of President Biden’s agenda to pass and become law. Lisa Desjardins…
By Lisa Desjardins
After a week of delay and debate in Congress, President Biden on Monday will sign legislation that makes it easier for veterans to get VA benefits after becoming sick from exposure to toxins in war zones. But it has been…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. He has said the bill “makes good on our sacred obligation” to care for veterans and their families.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have long been working to pass the PACT Act, a key bill that would expand health care access to veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. But what was supposed to be easy passage on a bipartisan…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including how an apparent Senate deal to address health care costs and climate change revives some of President…
By Associated Press
Former Talk show host turned veterans advocate, John Stewart joined a bicameral group of Democrats to call out Senate Republicans for failing to pass the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022.
The Supreme Court has allowed a former state trooper to sue Texas over his claim that he was forced out of his job when he returned from Army service in Iraq.
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