Ben Krause Delivers DNC Veteran Statement for Veterans For Common Sense

DNC Platform Drafting Committee and Testimony

This is a list of the Platform Drafting Committee chairman and members in attendance at the conference held in Minneapolis July 27 & 28, 2012. Following the list is testimony I presented to the committee about veterans issues and the veteran vote.

Washington DC must realize that it is time to consult the veteran on a grassroots level in order to fix the system. Anything short of this is a waste of money and time. The political party with the strongest veteran platform will win this election.

To watch the testimony in its entirety and learn more click the link: Krause Testifies Before DNC Platform Committee About Veterans.

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The 19th Annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down was held at the Colorado National Guard Armory in Denver, Nov. 5. Veterans who attended the event were offered housing referrals, legal services, flu shots, health screenings, counseling, hearing aide repair, dental screening, eyeglass repair and haircuts, and received a bag full of clothes and toiletries. Two hot meals were served.

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VR-Cover-3Benjamin Krause is a lawyer, investigative reporter and award-winning veterans advocate. He is author of the guide Voc Rehab Survival Guide for Veterans and writes every weekday on That guide has helped veterans receive millions in retraining and small business support by teaching them how to easily blasting through bureaucratic roadblocks to get their benefits. He received his Bachelors from Northwestern University and Law Degree from the University of Minnesota, both using VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment. He went on to receive funding to support his law firm that focuses solely on representing veterans against the VA. (The irony is not lost on him.)

He is also featured regularly in national publications as an authority on Department of Veterans Affairs policy such as Bloomberg News, Foreign Policy Magazine, Washington Times, Fox News, CBS, NBC, Star Tribune and more.



  1. Charlie says

    Congratulations Ben! That’s a great opportunity for you – good to see you getting out like this!

So what do you think?