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Another high ranking Bush Administration official Resigns

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Another high ranking Bush Administration official has resigned. The Department of Veterans Affairs Undersecretary for Benefits Daniel Cooper quit amid mounting criticism over a backlog of disability claims for injured veterans that runs six months long and an appearance he made in a fundraising video for an evangelical Christian organization where he said Bible study was more important than doing his job.

You can listen to a radio report on Cooper's resignation here.

You can read my full report on his departure here.

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The average veteran must wait almost six months for an answer on a disability claim.

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Pacifica radio network reporter Aaron Glantz is author of the new book "How America Lost Iraq" (Tarcher/Penguin). More information at www.warcomeshome.org

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