The likely 2016 presidential contender calls for congressional authorization.
The the 20-year-old emergency declaration was set to expire this week.
Changes are designed to make it easier for millions of veterans to receive care.
Lawmakers returning to Capitol Hill will be confronted with a slew of difficult issues.
The VA chief will take action against employees who are responsible for long wait times.
Steny Hoyer said the lawmakers found common ground during a meeting with President Obama.
The Army apologized to anyone offended over the "outdated language."
President is reported to be looking for an additional $3.2 billion.
John Bolton is reportedly mulling a presidential run in 2016.
The airstrikes were taking aim at Khorasan Group, not Nusra Front, officials say.
The top Armed Services Republican blasted Obama's foreign policy as "off the rails."
McDonald "skeptical" whether lawmakers understand the law.
The bill will likely be released the week of Dec. 8, days before possible shutdown.
He said the "forces of terror" have grown stronger since Obama took office.
Obama said an increase in coalition partners could lead to a decrease in U.S. troops.
Coalition airstrikes hit about 10 vehicles operated by ISIS in Mosul, Iraq.
Chairman of key House panel promises to give Obama $5.6 B request "fair consideration."
The new deployment brings the total number of U.S. troops to 3,200.
The House Intel Chairman warned of concerns among Sunni Arab nations.
Senate Republicans to push for change on Iran, Ukraine and ISIS.
Rob O’Neill said he decided to go public after a meeting with relatives of 9/11 victims.
The office projects defense costs growing by 1.2 percent each year in the Pentagon's plan.
The VA secretary says the agency needs to prepare now for decades of veteran care.
Eight lawmakers urged the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to buy the Mistral-Class warships...