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Senate Passes $55 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill

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(Top) Britnee Kinard's husband, Hamilton, has a brain injury and PTSD. She got kicked off the program by the Charleston VA in 2014. (Left) Hamilton's daily medication. (Right) His uniform in the closet at their home in Richmond Hill, Ga. Eva Verbeeck for NPR hide caption

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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

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VA Says It's Trying To Improve Caregiver Program's Appeals Process

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Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, left, is seen as President Trump announces his intention to nominate Wilkie to be the next Veterans Affairs Secretary during a summit at the East Room of the White House on Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Nominates Robert Wilkie To Head Veterans Affairs Department

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White House Has Several Potential Nominees To Lead VA

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Veterans Groups Concerned That Lack Of VA Leadership Will Hurt Millions Of Veterans

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Ronny Jackson Withdraws His Nomination To Head VA

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News Brief: Ronny Jackson, Travel Ban At The Supreme Court

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Departure Of VA Secretary Shulkin Doesn't End Debate Of Privatization

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President Trump Removes David Shulkin As VA Secretary

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