August 10, 2013 7:33 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is planning to host a fundraiser for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D), CNN and Politico report. The fundraiser is scheduled to take place on Sept. 30, and will be Clinton's first political event since stepping down as Secretary of State earlier this year. President Obama said that his administration was finally shrinking a backlog of years of benefits claims ? by 20 percent in the past five months. ?This time of war may be coming to an end, but the job of caring for our veterans goes on,? Mr. Obama said addressed the annual convention of the Disabled American Veterans in Florida, then left for an eight-day vacation.