VA Secretary Eric Shinseki

The Veterans Affairs building in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vet Diagnosed With Cancer Told By VA Clinic Doctor It Could Take 2 Years To Get Appointment

Navy veteran Ken Senft turned to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care in 2011 after his private insurance grew too costly. It could have been a fatal mistake, he now says.

05/29/2014

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Carney: Obama Found VA Watchdog Report ‘Extremely Troubling’

About 1,700 veterans in need of care were “at risk of being lost or forgotten” after being kept off the official waiting list at the troubled Phoenix veterans hospital, the Veterans Affairs watchdog said Wednesday in a scathing report that increases pressure on Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/29/2014

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., arrives at a Senate Select Intelligence Committee closed briefing on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Veterans Groups ‘More Interested In Defending The Status Quo Within VA’

Four prominent veterans groups and Republican Sen. Richard Burr are hurling accusations at each other after the veterans organizations declined to embrace Burr’s call for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign amid reports of treatment delays and falsified records at VA hospitals.

05/28/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration's health care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel: Government Has ‘No Higher Responsibility’ Than Good VA System

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration’s health care system should be to “fix the problem” rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

05/23/2014

The VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics. (Getty Images)

Marine: You’re Gonna Get Crushed By VA Bureaucracy

Military veterans tell CBS News they are not surprised by allegations of misconduct and treatment delays at VA hospitals.

05/22/2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face to get medical care on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lawmakers’ Patience Wearing Thin On Inquiry In VA Deaths

Patience is wearing thin in Congress as lawmakers confront allegations of treatment delays and falsified patient-appointment reports at health centers run by the Veterans Affairs Department. A former clinic director says dozens of veterans died while awaiting treatment at the Phoenix VA hospital.

05/16/2014

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