Politics & Government

June 5, 2014

Marco Rubio's Senate win: fire-bad-workers language added to bipartisan VA compromise

There's a good chance that the scandal-plagued Veterans Administration will finally be able to fire bad workers more easily. And a big measure of credit goes to Florida's junior Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who saw his legislation on that issue defeated last month only to see it resurrected today in a bipartisan VA agreement announced by Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, and John McCain, R-Ariz.

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