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Government Audit Finds Improper Behavior At Philadelphia VA

Two senior Veterans Affairs officials in Philadelphia acted improperly when subordinates were charged money to attend a work-related party, resulting in personal profits for the spouse of one official, according to an audit released Thursday.

05/28/2015

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Rep. Jeff Miller On VA Hearings: It’s A Breakdown Not Only Of The VA But Of The Federal Government Across The Board

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman, Rep. Jeff Miller, told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that the hearings on the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs office are a “tangled web” and that he and his colleagues are trying to get to the bottom of it.

05/05/2015

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Congressman Fitzpatrick Calls For ‘Cleaning House’ Of Certain Positions At VA Office In Philadelphia

In wake of a report from the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs that detailed corruption and abuse, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick called for new leadership at the office in Philadelphia.

04/15/2015

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Sen. Casey: Taking Executive Action Is Part Of Being President

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about legislation regarding immigration and the potential for President Obama to take executive action to move the process forward.

11/11/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Conservative Author: Let’s Get Back To A Country Where Liberty, Patriotism And Free Enterprise Matter

Chris Stigall spoke with Kurt Schlichter, author of Conservative Insurgency, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the political drama and scandals emanating out of Washington D.C.

07/31/2014

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Meehan On VA Scandal: Management Needs To Stop Hiding The Problems It’s Facing

Chris Stigall talked with Congressman Pat Meehan about the status of the investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

07/29/2014

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Senator Toomey Aims To Lower Unemployment Rate Among Nation’s Veterans

A meeting was held today in Montgomery County to discuss ways to lower the unemployment rate of recent military veterans. Among the speakers, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.

07/28/2014

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Local VA Scandal Whistleblower: ‘A Lot Of People That Worked There Lost Sight Of The Mission’

Chris Stigall talked with Kristen Ruell, from the Germantown office for the Department of Veterans Affairs, about the scandal at the agency.

07/23/2014

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FL Congressman On VA Scandal: ‘Who’s Running The Show?’

Miller, the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, detailed numerous examples of obstructions an investigation team encountered during their visit to the Philadelphia VA on July 2nd.

07/17/2014

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Pa. Senator Toomey On Bergdahl: ‘It’s Way Too Early To Come To A Conclusion’

Toomey said we don’t know enough yet about the condition of Bergdahl or what happened to him over his five years in captivity to make any judgments.

06/05/2014

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John Hayward On Shinseki Resignation: ‘Obama And His People Don’t Understand The Concept Of Accountability’

Chris Stigall spoke with John Hayward, a Contributor to Human Events, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the resignation of President Obama’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Eric Shinseki,

06/02/2014

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Dr. Ben Carson On Running For President: ‘I Would Have To Consider It’

Chris Stigall spoke with Dr. Ben Carson on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Carson is the author of a new book, One Nation: What We All Can Do to Save America’s Future.

05/22/2014

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Health: Text To Prevent Suicide For Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to prevent veterans from taking their own life, which has become epidemic.

07/30/2012