In the last hours of the 114th Congress, lawmakers settled on a veterans reform bill that includes only pieces of what the Department of Veterans Affairs and several veterans groups were hoping to accomplish by the end of the year.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
After the midterm elections gave the Republicans the majority in Congress, there are some big shakeups coming to several key defense and veterans committees in the House and Senate. Here’s a look at how things might change when the 114th Congress is sworn in after the New Year.