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“I don’t know [if I’m] a lifer,” says the professional staff member for the Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Oversight and Investigations subcommittee, “but I see myself here for a while.”
The House of Representatives could vote as early as next week on sweeping legislation that makes the Veterans Affairs Department more dog-friendly.
“This is the last place anybody who knows me would have expected me to be,” says the Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s majority staff director for the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee.
WASHINGTON — The ambitious jobs plan outlined by the president Thursday night may be a tough sell in Congress, but lawmakers appear on the verge of advancing at least one piece of unemployment legislation in the near future: A new veterans jobs bill.