CBS News, May 23, 2014

When President Obama was a candidate back in 2007, he pledged to remake the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the 21st century. Seven years later, and six years into his presidency, it's still a goal that in many ways seems out of reach, especially with thousands more service members returning home as wars overseas wind down. The VA is roiled in scandal over allegations that numerous VA medical centers maintained secret waiting lists to conceal the number of patients who were not able to see doctors within the 14-day goal period.
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