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Jennifer Shutt

Defense

Thousands of Veterans Deluge VA with Claims for Toxic Exposure Benefits, Health Care

The VA is processing claims at its fastest rate ever, as hundreds of thousands of veterans apply for health care under a toxic exposure law.

Oversight

Man Who Attacked Speaker Pelosi’s Husband Wanted to Break ‘Her Kneecaps,’ Justice Department Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s complaint and affidavit into the alleged crime revealed new insight into the attack that took place in the early morning hours Friday.

Oversight

A GOP Showdown Over the Debt Limit Could Grip Congress and the Nation Next Year

Republicans unhappy about government spending may push a federal shutdown

Oversight

New Fight Opens in Congress Over VA Policy that Sidesteps State Abortion Bans

Sharp GOP criticism of new abortion policy is expected to lead to court challenges

Workforce

The COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Annual, like Flu Shot

Move could provide clarity for people who have been trying to keep track of if and when they should get a booster

Workforce

Search Warrant Shows Trump under Investigation for Possible Espionage Act Violations

The seven-page document includes a brief description of everything the FBI confiscated.

Oversight

‘These People Don’t Care’: U.S. Senate GOP Stalls Bill for Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits

Bipartisan legislation would expand health care and benefits to 3.5 million veterans exposed to toxic pits during deployments