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Keeping the promise of caring for vets

Keeping the promise of caring for vets

02/22/14 12:33PM

(Part 3 of 4) While meeting with Jason and his parents, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are reminded of lessons from America’s wounded warriors who return from battle. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. watch

Statement from Veterans Affairs

02/21/14 05:59PM

“The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) cares deeply for every Veteran we are privileged to serve.  Our goal is to provide the best quality, safe and effective health care our Veterans have earned and deserve.”  read more

Jason turns injury into advocacy

Jason turns injury into advocacy

02/21/14 04:59PM

(Part 2 of 4) Jason’s recovery journey has been difficult, and he traveled with his family to the nation’s capital to meet with lawmakers about rehabilitative care and services for wounded soldiers. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. watch

Stepping up to hire our vets

02/21/14 12:52PM

About 100,000 new construction jobs for veterans will be made over the next five years, First Lady Michelle Obama and Labor Sec Tom Perez announced last week. read more

The ‘Jason’ who came back from war

The ‘Jason’ who came back from war

02/20/14 12:11PM

(Part 1 of 4) Jason Ehrhart decided to join the U.S. Army after the attacks on September 11th. He was seriously wounded during a deployment to Iraq. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. watch

What VA workers are asking Congress

What VA workers are asking Congress

02/12/14 08:58PM

Hundreds of elected AFGE leaders from across the country came to Washington, D.C. to be the voice for their members. Many of the 600K members work in VA hospitals and clinics across the country. Patrick Murphy had the chance to talk with VA employees... watch

Deacon the service dog at the SOTU

Deacon the service dog at the SOTU

01/28/14 08:06PM

When Master Sergeant Eric Marts served in Fallujah six years ago, a roadside bomb took away his eyesight. However, he gained a new battle-buddy, a service dog he named "Corporal Deacon." Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., heard Marts’ positive message of... watch

Joe's first bill

Joe's first bill

01/28/14 08:04PM

When the newest freshman on the Senate Armed Services Committee grilled Chuck Hagel on what he'd do to stem the rising suicide rates among troops and veterans, little did he know that Jeff Sexton would be watching at home in Farmland, Indiana. Sexton... watch

Prioritizing treatment over prison time

Prioritizing treatment over prison time

01/26/14 02:11PM

Ari Melber and Patrick Murphy discuss special courts focused on helping troubled veterans and Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent comments about focusing on rehabilitation rather than incarceration. watch

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