Latest "Confederate bases" stories
Nearly half of troops polled support changing names of bases honoring Confederate leaders
Poll participants also favored banning Confederate symbols and paraphernalia from all Defense Department locations by a three-to-one margin.
House passes largest VA budget ever, but partisan fights threaten its future
Lawmakers on Friday approved about $241 billion in VA spending along a party-line vote.
Fight over Confederate base names unsettled even after lawmakers back changes
Both the House and Senate have passed measures to force name changes, but that plan still could be changed in coming weeks.
By Leo Shane III and Joe Gould