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VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits . . . Again

VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits . . . Again
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has once again turned down an effort by Navy veterans to get compensation for possible exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. In a document released Friday, the VA said it would continue to limit benefits related to Agent Orange exposure to only those veterans who set foot in Vietnam, where the herbicide was sprayed, and to those who were on boats in inland rivers.
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Messaging the Shooters: You're on Your Own, Says AL Sen Jeff Sessions to Vets

Messaging the Shooters: You're on Your Own, Says AL Sen Jeff Sessions to Vets
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions talks a good talk when it comes to veterans (He should! He voted to send them overseas to be shot at!), but when it comes to putting his money where his mouth is, Sessions is like most of his Republican counterparts: mendacious and obstructive.
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Mecklenburg County Republican Committee Felt These Racist Photos Were Appropriate... Until National Attention Arrived

Following the Washington Post's breaking news of racist photos posted by the Mecklenburg County VA GOP on Facebook - offensively targeting President Obama - outrage has spread across the Commonwealth and into the national spotlight. Last night, on the same day the story broke, the Rev. Al Sharpton covered the offensive photos on his MSNBC show PoliticsNation and numerous other newspapers across the country picked up the story.
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