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An Alabama lawmaker is joining the chorus of those calling for an overhaul of the nation's system that provides healthcare for millions of U.S. veterans.
Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said ongoing scandals at the Department of Veterans Affairs are a "national outrage."
A trio of Alabama Republicans have signed on to a bill that would make it easier for the secretary of Veterans Affairs to fire or demote senior executives.
A bipartisan, all-female congressional delegation spent last weekend celebrating Mother’s Day with the troops in Afghanistan, and the lawmakers have been posting pictures on Facebook and Flickr over the past couple of days.
Rep. Martha Roby, herself a mother of two, celebrated the recent Mother's Day holiday thousands of miles away from home.
Congresswomen Martha Roby, R-Montgomery and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, both shattered a glass ceiling in Alabama when they were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010.
In winning, Roby and Sewell became the first women from Alabama to be elected to Congress in regular elections and essentially in their own name.
Democrats are still weighing whether to participate in the select committee on Benghazi, but House Speaker John A.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has been named to a committee that will examine the Benghazi attack of two years ago.
House Speaker John Boehner named Roby to the House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.
House Speaker John Boehner's selection of seven Republicans on a select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other diplomatic staff members in September 2012 reveals a mix of male and female lawmakers who bring a variety of experience and political power to the table.
While House Democrats are still mulling over whether or not to boycott the newly formed House select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, Republicans have chosen their members who will serve on the panel.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is stacking the House select committee on Benghazi with lawyers as he looks to demonstrate that the panel will be a serious investigation and not a partisan exercise.