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Funds for Health Care of Veterans $1 Billion Short - The Bush administration, already accused by veterans groups of seeking inadequate funds for health care next year, acknowledged yesterday that it is short $1 billion for covering current needs at the Department of Veterans Affairs this year.

The disclosure of the shortfall angered Senate Republicans who have been voting down Democratic proposals to boost VA programs at significant political cost. Their votes have brought the wrath of the American Legion, the Paralyzed Veterans of America and other organizations down on the GOP.
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Juniper Wrote the following on 06/29/2005 2:18 PM :
What's a billion amongst politicians these days? The way Bush keeps tossing it out of the windows ... it's like nothing ... Stupid veterans anyway, don't they know they have to keep their mouths shut, and be glad we actually brought them back home?


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