Vets Give Report Cards to Senators McCain and Obama
At their website, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) states it:
.... is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans.
On October 7, 2008, the organization, founded in June 2004, released its report card grades. The site states:
The Report Card grades every Senator and Congressman on his or her leadership and voting record on key Iraq and Afghanistan veterans' issues including the GI Bill, VA funding and mental health care.
Senator Barack Obama received a 'B'.
Senator John McCain received a 'D'.
The only other candidate in the race to serve in the Congress, Senator Joe Biden, received a 'B'.
For more information regarding the report cards, please click here.