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A tour of the VA Hospital in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Say VA Lied, Ignored Warnings On Hospital Cost

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Mike Coffman accused the Veterans Affairs Department on Friday of lying and ignoring clear warnings that its new Denver hospital couldn’t be built within budget or on schedule.

04/24/2015

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Senator: Design Changes Might Be Behind VA Hospital Costs

Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told reporters after touring the half-finished complex Friday.

04/24/2015

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Senators In Colorado To Scrutinize Over-Budget VA Hospital

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are traveling to Colorado to ask why the VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver is more than $1 billion over budget.

04/24/2015

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US Senate Veterans Panel To Review Pricey Denver Hospital

The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is coming to Colorado to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and tour the construction site.

04/16/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congressman: VA Could Consider Selling Over-Budget Hospital

The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee says the VA could consider selling or scaling back the over-budget Denver veterans hospital to find the money to complete it.

04/07/2015

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Gardner Voices Doubts About Nuclear Deal With Iran

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Monday that he has serious reservations about a planned multinational agreement with Iran over its nuclear program and that Congress should vote on whether to approve the deal.

04/06/2015

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Senator Cory Gardner Returns From Congressional Trip To Middle East

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has returned from a weeklong visit to the Middle East as part of a congressional delegation.

04/06/2015

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VA Official Visiting Site Of Budget-Busting Denver Hospital

U.S. Veterans Affairs sent its second-in-command to Colorado on Thursday as it tried to get its overdue, over-budget hospital in Denver back on track.

04/02/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman: Cancel VA Bonuses, Use Them For Denver Hospital

Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday

03/26/2015

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Ouster of Colorado GOP Chairman Show Fissures Remain

Colorado Democrats were hammered in last year’s elections while Republicans had their best year in a decade. Yet it’s the GOP that’s ousting its state party leader and the Democrats keeping theirs.

03/16/2015

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