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Shutdown Leading To More Trouble For Veterans

October 11th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The shutdown is leading to more trouble for those who served in the military. Millions of veterans could stop receiving benefits. What's happening at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is really a snapshot of the way this shutdown is hurting the nation — not just the people who work for the government, but also the people who rely on it for assistance. As the shutdown heads toward week three with no end in sight, Maryland U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and members of the Senate Democratic Caucus on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building called on House Republicans to end the Tea Party shutdown, reopen the federal government, pay America’s bills on time, and negotiate a solution to funding the government. She said her home state of Maryland is suffering more than most…





 

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