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Congress reaches tentative deal to help fix troubled Department of Veterans Affairs

The leaders of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees reached a tentative deal Sunday on legislation meant to improve veterans' health care, by tackling such problems as delays for benefits and long waits for medical treatment concealed by secret lists. 

The tentative deal may end speculation about whether Congress would indeed begin a five-week summer recess without a legislative solution amid widespread national outrage over problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The committee chairmen, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., worked through the weekend and have scheduled a press conference for Monday to talk about the tentative deal.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/27/chairmen-house-senate-veterans-affairs-committees-reach-tentative-agreement-on/

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