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Shinseki Says VA Hospitals Will Extend Hours, Hold Personnel Accountable

By Richard Simon and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care triggered a departmental crisis. As bipartisan pressure […]

May 30, 2014

Obama’s Paradox Problem

WASHINGTON — Call it the Party-of-Government Paradox: If the nation’s capital looks dysfunctional, it will come back to hurt President Obama and the Democrats, even if the Republicans are primarily responsible for the dysfunction. Then there is the Bipartisanship Paradox: No matter how far the president bends over backward to appeal to or appease the […]

September 1, 2011