Van Hollen to Tapper: ‘We Still See the Energy on the Democratic Side’

Former President Barack Obama attends a campaign event in Anaheim, Calif., for Democratic congressional candidates, on September 8, 2018. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

DSCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen talked with Jake Tapper about what’s at stake in the midterms, attacking Republicans for attempting to eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions coverage. Watch here.

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Texas Approves Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Study for Veterans with PTSD
Mental Health
Texas Approves Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Study for Veterans with PTSD
May 25, 2021
by Alexa Hornbeck

AUSTIN, Texas-- In Texas this week, a bipartisan bill to develop a study on the use of psychedelic therapy to treat post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate.  “We are losing over 20 veterans a day to suicide in the United States.... Read More

IAVA Celebrates Senate Passage of Landmark Women Veterans Legislation
Veterans
IAVA Celebrates Senate Passage of Landmark Women Veterans Legislation
December 10, 2020
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on Thursday cheered Senate passage of the Deborah Sampson Act, which directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out the three-year pilot program to assess how best to provide assistance to women veterans. The pilot program,... Read More

NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
House Watch
NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
November 2, 2020
by TWN Staff

About Chris: Pappas serves on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee where he chairs the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, focused on holding the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable. He also serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee where he is working to deliver investments in New Hampshire’s... Read More

AK-AL: Alyse Galvin (I)
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AK-AL: Alyse Galvin (I)
October 30, 2020
by TWN Staff

About Galvin: Galvin is a third-generation Alaskan and a proud mom of four. She grew up in an Alaskan family that battled addiction, mental illness, and abuse, but broke that cycle. Galvin has served Alaska under Republican and Independent governors and led a non-partisan grassroots movement... Read More

AK-AL: Don Young (R)
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AK-AL: Don Young (R)
October 30, 2020
by TWN Staff

About Young: In 2018, Don Young was re-elected to the 116th Congress to serve his 24th term as Alaska’s only representative to the United States House of Representatives. He was first sworn in as a freshman to the 93rd Congress after winning a special election on... Read More

National Native American Veterans Memorial to Open Near Capitol Hill Nov. 11
Veterans
National Native American Veterans Memorial to Open Near Capitol Hill Nov. 11
October 16, 2020
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Right now, it's just a hub of activity behind a construction area awning at the foot of Capitol Hill, but come Nov. 11 the site, on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian, will be transformed into the National Native American... Read More

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