Members, 113th Congress
Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, 1971–present
|Alan K. Simpson||Republican||Wyoming||1981–1985|
|Jay Rockefeller||Democratic||West Virginia||1993–1995|
|Alan K. Simpson||Republican||Wyoming||1995–1997|
|Jay Rockefeller||Democratic||West Virginia||2001–2003|
2007 Walter Reed Hospital oversight issue
This senate committee came under scrutiny when its oversight role over Walter Reed Army Hospital was questioned following discoveries of negligent maintenance of certain facilities. The scrutiny escalated as individual members have been questioned on their individual negligence in overseeing this veterans' hospital.
- Bernie Sanders is an Independent, but caucuses with Democrats on the committee.
- Chicago Sun Times, Squabbles, no clear winner (Democratic candidate presidential debate), June 4, 2007
- United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Senate Veterans Affairs Committee member profiles collected news and commentary at The Washington Post
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