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President Barack Obama arrives to make a statement about the recent problems at the Veterans Affairs Department with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama arrives to make a statement about the recent problems at the Veterans Affairs Department with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Obama: VA Abuses ‘Will Be Punished’

Updated at 11:13 am EDT President Barack Obama said today that he “will not stand for” any cover-ups of backlogs in care at Veterans Affairs hospitals, and that anyone implicated in that in an investigation underway “will be punished.” “When...

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Timothy F. Geithner, U.S. treasury secretary.

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Timothy F. Geithner, U.S. treasury secretary.

Geithner Going to the Hill: Fiscal Cliff

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, has complained about President Barack Obama operating more in campaign mode than negotiating gear in the fiscal cliff talks. The president summoned middle-class Americans to the White House grounds today, and implored them to...

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