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New congressional investigation to examine the link between veterans and extremist groups

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The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Thursday launched an new investigation into the targeted recruitment of veterans by extremist organizations in the wake of the deadly attack on Congress earlier this year. The announcement came the same day that Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough promised his own inquiry into the radicalization of veterans by hate […]

Congressional Medal of Honor Society plans Boston convention

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BOSTON — The Congressional Medal of Honor Society is planning to hold its annual convention and Patriot Award Dinner in Boston. Many of the nation’s 69 living Medal of Honor recipients will be in Boston from Sept. 7-11, the society and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday. “Our great city is honored to host our […]

Army vet steps down from congressional committees amid voter fraud charges

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An Army veteran and Republican member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee stepped down from that panel on Friday amid charges of voter fraud and lying to law enforcement. Rep. Steve Watkins, R-Kansas, said in a statement that the moves are designed to allow the veterans panel and two others he is a member of […]

Army vet steps down from congressional committees amid voter fraud charges

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An Army veteran and Republican member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee stepped down from that panel on Friday amid charges of voter fraud and lying to law enforcement. Rep. Steve Watkins, R-Kansas, said in a statement that the moves are designed to allow the veterans panel and two others he is a member of […]