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Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin promised to crack down on underperforming employees and fire unacceptable workers in his first televised interview...

Republicans Freak Out As Senate Democrats Have Made It Impossible For...

Senate Democrats have found the perfect tactic to prevent Trump and the Republican Congressional majority from accomplishing anything. By using all of their time...

President Trump’s Cabinet scorecard: Who’s been confirmed?

Confirmed (in chronological order)Defense: James Mattis (confirmed 1/20, 98-1)Homeland Security: John Kelly (confirmed 1/20, 88-11)CIA: Mike Pompeo (confirmed 1/23, 66-32)UN Ambassador: Nikki Haley (confirmed...

Mike Flynn Dumped By Trump! Wonkagenda For Tues., Feb. 14, 2017

Morning Wonkers! Grab some chocolate, or some coffee, or put some chocolate in your coffee and get uncomfortably close to Yr Wonkette because...

Ex-anchor, boyfriend of slain journalist leaves TV for politics

A Virginia news anchor whose girlfriend was fatally shot during a live 2015 interview announced he's leaving television to run for office. Chris Hurst,...

David Shulkin Confirmed as Secretary of Veterans Affairs in Unanimous Vote

WASHINGTON-The Senate easily confirmed Dr. David Shulkin Monday night to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs in a rare bipartisan show of support.Dr. Shulkin,...

Veterans Affairs secretary confirmed 100-0

Davod Shulkin will be the first VA secretary who is not a veteran. | GettyThe Senate on Monday night unanimously confirmed David...

Trump pick for Treasury Steven Mnuchin confirmed by Senate

WASHINGTON - The Senate voted to confirm Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday after a bruising battle over Mnuchin's past as a Wall...

Mnuchin confirmed by Senate for Treasury secretary – The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON - A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former banker...

Mnuchin up for Senate confirmation, latest Trump showdown

The Senate is set to vote at 7 p.m. ET on Trump's selection of his former chief fundraiser to oversee the Treasury Department. After...

Senate Confirms Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

The vote was 53-47 on Monday night.A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats...

The Latest: Senate confirms Shulkin as VA secretary

Updated 5:20 pm, Monday, February 13, 2017WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's Cabinet confirmations (all times EST):7:53 p.m.The Senate has confirmed...

Senate confirms Shulkin as new VA Secretary

WASHINGTON -- The Senate easily confirmed Dr. David Shulkin as the new Veterans Affairs Secretary on Monday night, making him the first non-veteran ever...

Senate confirms David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs secretary

WASHINGTON - The Senate unnaminously confirmed Trump nominee David Shulkin to be secretary of Veterans Affairs Monday night.Shulkin, the lone holdover from the Obama...

Senate unanimously confirms Shulkin as next VA secretary

The Senate voted unanimously Monday evening to confirm David Shulkin as the next secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, capping what had been...

Trump Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin confirmed by Senate

U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary on Monday evening. Mnuchin was expected to be confirmed. His confirmation came in...

Slight breakthrough on Trump’s Cabinet after 2 a.m. vote

After an excruciating week of battles over his Cabinet, President Donald Trump will experience a significant breakthrough next week in the Senate's gridlocked attempts...

After daughter’s death, mom urges

DALLAS -- Jennifer Dickerson's daughter, Eva, lived only 47 days."She was born in October and died in December and then I filed a complaint,"...

Silly Donald Trump Forgot To Invite Veterans To Big Veterans’ Meeting,...

One of the very few things Donald Trump campaigned on that at least sounded halfway sane was his focus on fixing things for veterans....

Trump Holds Session To Listen To Problems At The VA, Doesn’t...

Various advocacy organizations in the veterans' community say they weren't invited to an event put on by the White House about serious problems at...