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  1. House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., right, and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., hold a news conference July 28 to announce that the two committees have struck a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department. The measure passed Wednesday 420-5 in the House and 91-3 in the Senate on Thursday.

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    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break.

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  1. $16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break....

      9:08 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break....

      9:08 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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      7:05 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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