Stalled U.S. Senate bill on veterans’ burn pit exposure could be revived this week

A soldier in the Afghan National Army walks past a burn pit at a command outpost recently handed over from the United States Army on March 22, 2013 in Kandahar Province. Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate could be on track to advance a bill as soon as Tuesday that would provide veterans exposed to toxic substances overseas with health care and benefits, after a weekend in which outraged veterans camped out on the steps of the Capitol to protest a delay in the legislation.

A Senate Republican aide who discussed ongoing talks

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