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NFL Embraces Junk Science in Linking CTE to Football in Absence of Single Study

A representative from the NFL told a congressional committee on Monday that a link “certainly” exists between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Scores of medical journal articles insist that science attempting to establish such a link through a study, let alone proving one, remains a project for the future to embark upon.

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Team Perry Won’t Quit

After the campaign of former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) had to suspend staff pay, Team Perry is remaining loyal and standing by their candidate.

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Texas Congressman Votes to Hold VA Employees Accountable

A freshman Texas U.S. Representative took a vote this week to protect veterans and hold VA employees accountable. The move comes in the wake of VA scandals where veterans have received long delays in treatments or no treatment at all for their service related disabilities and injuries.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) waves to supporters after announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Rubio is one of three Republican candidates to announce their plans on running against the Democratic challenger for the …

Amazing Race: Rumble To Replace Rubio in Florida Wide Open, Poll Shows

With Florida’s August 2016 primary still more than a year away, it would be highly unlikely for any candidate to have the race sewn up already, but this poll does settle some questions about how the race would be affected if some of the potential candidates jumped in: former Attorney General Bill McCollum (R-FL) and Rep. Gwen Graham (D-FL).

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Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos López-Cantera Will Run For Rubio’s Senate Seat

López-Cantera, Florida’s first Hispanic Lieutenant Governor, previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 until term limited out in 2012. During his time in the Legislature, he was Majority Whip and then Majority Leader. In 2012, he was elected Property Appraiser of Miami-Dade County.

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VA Secretary Apologizes For False Claim Of Serving In Special Forces

Given both the crisis still in progress at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the controversy over NBC News’ Brian Williams getting in trouble for a phony story of taking fire in Iraq, this was not a good moment for a combo scandal in which the new VA Secretary, Robert McDonald, got caught making a false claim of serving with U.S. Special Forces.

New Report: VA Misled Congress on 'Waiting List' Scandal

New Report: VA Misled Congress on 'Waiting List' Scandal

A new report by the Veteran Administration’s Office of Inspector General finds that the VA misled both Congress and the people of the United States about the scandal that saw numerous veterans dying after being put on lists that delayed

GOP Rep Calls on Kerry to Resign Over Alienating Israel

GOP Rep Calls on Kerry to Resign Over Alienating Israel

Tuesday on Newsmax TV’s “America’s Forum,” Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL) said Secretary of State John Kerry has “alienated” the state of Israel and needs to go. The Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs said, “There is no question

VA Doctor Who Copied and Pasted Notes Still Employed

VA Doctor Who Copied and Pasted Notes Still Employed

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jeff Miller (R-FL) grilled Veterans Administration officials on why a physician who copied and pasted pulmonologist notes that included “vital signs” and “treatment plans” to over 1,200 different records is still employed at the VA.  Dr.

Rep. Jeff Miller: White House 'Stonewalling' VA Investigation

Rep. Jeff Miller: White House 'Stonewalling' VA Investigation

Monday, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee Rep Jeff Miller (R-FL) spoke with Fox News National Security Analyst K.T. McFarland on FoxNews.com’s “DefCon 3” about his inability to get answers from the Obama administration involving the turmoil surrounding the

House VA Chair: Relieving Shenseki 'Not Going to Solve the Problem'

House VA Chair: Relieving Shenseki 'Not Going to Solve the Problem'

On CNN’s “AC360” on Thursday, House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL) warned that it will taking more than just relieving current embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shenseki to overcome the agency’s hospital woes. Miller told host Anderson

'Internal VA Email' Reveals Los Angeles VA Hospital 'Manipulated' Records

'Internal VA Email' Reveals Los Angeles VA Hospital 'Manipulated' Records

On the floor of the House Wednesday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs featured a dialogue between Chairman Jeff Miller and Dr. Thomas Lynch, assistant deputy undersecretary for health for clinical operations at the Veterans Health Administration. Another shocking piece of

Retired Colonel GOP Rep Brought to Tears During VA Hearing

Retired Colonel GOP Rep Brought to Tears During VA Hearing

Late Wednesday night at a House hearing involving the Veterans Administration hospital waitlist scandal, retired U.S. Marine Corps Colonel Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) broke down in tears as he was questioning VA Department officials. Cook choked up when he was

'Veterans Died! Get Us The Answers': GOP Rep Hammers VA Officials

'Veterans Died! Get Us The Answers': GOP Rep Hammers VA Officials

Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL) hammered Veterans Affairs officials Dr. Thomas Lynch, Joan Mooney and Michael Huff about their lack of cooperation in turning over all the documents requested in the committees subpoena.

VA Approves Private Care Options for Veterans in Wake of Scandal

VA Approves Private Care Options for Veterans in Wake of Scandal

After several weeks of failure to provide timely healthcare to U.S. military veterans–with some dying as they waited for care that would never come–the Veteran’s Administration will allow veterans to pursue private healthcare options to improve their treatment.  On May

Video Game Lets Players Pit North Korea Against U.S.

Video Game Lets Players Pit North Korea Against U.S.

A new video game scheduled for release in November will allow gamers to pit North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un against the U.S. military. According to ABC News, the game is titled, “Glorious Leader,” and designer Jeff Miller says he created the

VA Actions Kill Veterans–a Precursor for Obamacare?

VA Actions Kill Veterans–a Precursor for Obamacare?

Government run health care has come under increased scrutiny as America has learned of the bureaucratic decisions to let patients die rather than receive treatment. No, this story isn’t about Obamacare, although it does provide a pretty bleak look into

Minneapolis Police: NFL Ban On Armed Off-Duty Cops Violates Our Rights

Minneapolis Police: NFL Ban On Armed Off-Duty Cops Violates Our Rights

Minneapolis Police Federation (MPF) president John Delmonico believes the NFL security rule that bars off-duty cops from carrying their firearms into games is “a violation of [those officers’] rights.” On October 7 Breitbart News reported that a new NFL security

Internal Email Reveals Tammy Duckworth Lied to Constituents about Lawsuit

Internal Email Reveals Tammy Duckworth Lied to Constituents about Lawsuit

An internal email sent from Illinois 8th Congressional District Candidate to fellow staff at the Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs reveals she wrongfully terminated whistleblower at a Veterans Affairs facility under her jurisdiction.  In a debate between Duckworth and Congressman

Walsh: IL's Duckworth Humiliated, 'Slandered' Whistleblowers

Walsh: IL's Duckworth Humiliated, 'Slandered' Whistleblowers

Two Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs (DVA) whistleblowers are suing Tammy Duckworth, the Democrat running to defeat Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), for wrongful termination and humiliation. Duckworth allegedly told one employee to “keep [her] mouth shut” if she wanted to