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May 14, 2014, 3:00pm EDT
  • July 31, 2014

    Congress passed a plan to fix the VA

    After months of controversy, serious reform appears to be in reach.

  • July 29, 2014

    Senate approves former CEO for VA secretary

    The troubled agency gets new leadership.

  • July 27, 2014

    Congress reaches agreement to reform VA

    Despite hurdles, both sides promise deal that addresses short-term and long-term problems at VA.

  • June 29, 2014

    White House to nominate former CEO to lead the VA

    The White House seems to be going with an administrator instead of a former veteran.

  • June 29, 2014

    White House probe finds corrosive culture at VA

    A new report details the White House's troubling findings.

  • June 24, 2014

    VA whistleblower suggests the scandal isn't over

    More horrible allegations in the ongoing VA scandal.

  • June 23, 2014

    Report: The VA ignored warnings for years

    A new report calls the VA out on its mishandling of patients.

  • June 18, 2014

    The VA is finally enforcing monthly inspections

    The agency takes another step forward in resolving the causes of the VA scandal.

  • June 17, 2014

    Phoenix VA officials earned $10 million in bonuses

    More disturbing news from the VA scandal.

  • June 13, 2014

    The Senate's VA plan could cost $500 billion

    The proposal seems fairly expensive.

  • June 11, 2014

    The Senate just passed a VA bill

    It turns out private care comes with costs, too.

  • June 9, 2014

    Full VA audit highlights perverse incentives

    Perverse incentives are, once again, at the heart of the VA scandal.

  • June 7, 2014

    Cleveland Clinic CEO declines VA secretary job

    Toby Cosgrove said in a statement today that he will remain with the Cleveland Clinic.

  • June 6, 2014

    3 charts that show the VA is badly overloaded

    Sometimes, the demand side is just as bad as the supply side.

  • June 6, 2014

    VA takes first steps to address scandal

    The new head of the department is moving quickly on fixing the root of the problem.

  • June 5, 2014

    Two ways to fix the VA for free

    It's not just funding or government incompetence.

  • June 3, 2014

    Report: White House considers Cosgrove for VA head

    The Obama administration is considering nominating Cleveland Clinic executive Toby Cosgrove to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday.

  • June 3, 2014

    The VA fires more people than other agencies

    Compared to the rest of government, the VA seems to be holding its staff more accountable.

  • June 1, 2014

    A simple guide to how VA health care works

    The VA's health-care system is big and confusing. But it can make sense.

  • May 30, 2014

    Audit: The VA's policies created bad incentives

    Yet more wrongdoing in the ongoing VA scandal.

  • May 30, 2014

    3 problems at the VA we've known about for years

    How did the president not know about these problems?

  • May 30, 2014

    Obama’s management problem

    Why doesn't Obama ever blame his managers?

  • May 30, 2014

    How the VA’s bonuses went terribly wrong

    Bonus payments to hospital administrators were supposed to improve VA healthcare. Instead, they made it much worse.

  • May 30, 2014

    VA Secretary Eric Shinseki will resign

    As the VA scandal grows, the White House moves to hold people accountable.

  • May 30, 2014


    Warning signs were present that something was going wrong with waiting times at VHA facilities, and nobody followed up.

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