Department of Veterans Affairs

Politics
Ronny Jackson, a former White House doctor allegedly known as the "Candyman," is seeking to replace retiring Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry.
Politics
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement on greater benefits for grieving military families.
Politics
The latest data shows 6,139 U.S. veterans died by suicide in 2017, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Politics
"The questions are just ridiculous," one VA physician complained about the three men's interference.
Politics
The freshman senator from Arizona used her maiden speech to tell the story of an Iraq War veteran who died by suicide.
Politics
The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful says "the best way to honor our veterans’ service is to cancel the blank check for endless war."
Politics
In fact, McCain was a sponsor of the legislation and successfully pushed for the one feature Trump constantly takes credit for. Obama signed it into law in 2014.
Politics
Meanwhile, the Pentagon continues to investigate professional misconduct allegations against the Navy doctor.
Politics
Robert Wilkie accused the union of playing politics after one leader said lack of pay could lead to veterans' suicides.
Politics
Trump's Veterans Affairs secretary referred to Jefferson Davis as an "exceptional man in an exceptional age."
Politics
Emails show John Ullyot, the VA's Trump-appointed communications official, shut down the request from the agency's chief diversity officer last year.
Health
There are too few doctors and nurses to treat them in rural and high-cost urban areas.
Politics
Earlier this year, Congress made it more difficult for the VA to use dogs in medical research.
Black Voices
David J. Thomas Sr. took down the portrait after the Post learned that his colleagues launched a petition for its removal.
U.S. News
The VA also reported fewer hospitals earning the lowest one-star ratings.
Politics
"The health and safety of veterans isn’t a game for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago members to play with between rounds of golf," an Iraq War vet said.
Videos
With the help of his lawyer, veteran Tom Mahon is pushing for benefits nearly 50 years after he left Vietnam.
Politics
How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies are secretly shaping the Trump administration’s veterans policies.
Politics
The department has been paralyzed by infighting over the role of private care for veterans.
Politics
Peter Naylor died of esophageal cancer in 2015, and now his wife is fighting to have the disease recognized as related to his service in Vietnam.