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Lawmakers battle over busting budget to pay for veterans health care

Spooking House conservatives and risking a presidential veto, Senate spending leaders are proposing to blow past budget limits to fund a popular private health care program for military veterans. Minu... read more

Health Care Policy Newsletter - July 2018 pt 2

Read More Politico: Lawmakers Battle Over Busting Budget To Pay For Veterans Healthcare-Spooking House conservatives and risking a presidential veto, Senate spending leaders are proposing to blow past ... read more

The Health 202: Veterans' health funding is first sticking point in potential government shutdown fight

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) A new law allowing veterans to use public money to seek private health care has broad bipartisan support. But lawmakers and the White House are divided over how to .. ... read more

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