- Senate blocks Dems' bill boosting vets' benefits Updated: Feb-27-14 5:41 pm
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WASHINGTON - A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation that would have provided $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans. The bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and fresh penalties against Iran.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Four years ago, Dennis Moore retired from the House of Representatives, discouraged by relentless partisan bickering.