Obama Addresses Disabled Vets

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In a speech to Disabled American Veterans convention, President Barack Obama announced a new initiative with 250 higher-education institutions to help war veterans complete their degrees for jobs and added his administration has reduced by 20% the government's woeful backlog of veterans' disability claims. President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans in Orlando that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of disability claims and said the number of requests for assistance has fallen by nearly one-fifth since peaking at more than 600,000 just a few months ago.

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