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When Could the Senate Debate the VA Scandal? (Video)

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Senators have begun to talk about legislation designed to help remedy the controversy engulfing the Department of Veterans Affairs, but it isn't immediately clear when they might have a venue for that debate.  

Senate Appropriations is scheduled to take up the fiscal 2015 Military Construction-VA spending bill Thursday, and it's expected to be among the first appropriations bills to reach the floor this year. The Military Construction-VA Appropriations Subcommittee approved the bill earlier Tuesday.