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Richard Ojeda talks outside his campaign headquarters in Logan, W.Va. Ojeda is decorated with military medals and 26 tattoos and can bench presses 300 pounds. The retired Army paratrooper doesn't fit the typical profile of the ideal candidate for Congress.

VA Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Ojeda’s Medical Records

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Department of Veterans Affairs employee has pleaded guilty to leaking the medical records of Richard Ojeda as the former Army major was running for Congress. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that Jeffrey Miller has acknowledged accessing the medical records of six veterans when he was working for the VA’s benefits administration…. Read More

Richard Ojeda talks outside his campaign headquarters in Logan, W.Va. Ojeda is decorated with military medals and 26 tattoos and can bench presses 300 pounds. The retired Army paratrooper doesn't fit the typical profile of the ideal candidate for Congress.

Ojeda Says VA Leak Derailed His Congressional Bid

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Former Army Maj. Richard Ojeda says his West Virginia congressional campaign was derailed by a Department of Veterans Affairs employee who is charged with leaking medical records. The former Democratic state senator and one-time presidential hopeful filed suit against the VA on Thursday. He’s seeking documents relating to the agency’s investigation… Read More