Bobbie O'Brien | WUSF | American Homefront Project|
In 2000, the Florida ballots of overseas service members were a key point of controversy in the contested Bush vs. Gore election. Now, 16 years later, little has changed for most overseas troops, who still vote absentee mostly through international mail.
The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to allow specially trained nurses to do some things that doctors do now. That might reduce wait times for patients, but some doctors say it would worsen care for veterans.