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Paul Ryan Pledges 9/11 Bill Is All But Done
Just two hurdles remain -- how to bring the bill to a vote and how to pay for it.
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Inside Jon Stewart's Lobbying Trip To Congress
The comedian and first responders won one more sponsor for the 9/11 bill, but the day took its toll.
Inside Jon Stewart's Infuriating, Illuminating 9/11 Lobbying In Congress
Jon Stewart came down to Capitol Hill to persuade lawmakers to create a permanent health care bill to support September 11 first responders. Here's what you didn't see on The Daily Show.
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Jon Stewart Is Back On Capitol Hill -- And He's Angry
Stewart returns to implore lawmakers to finally pass a permanent law to help 9/11 responders.
Backers Of New 9/11 Bill Link Effort To Paris Attacks
"It's ... ironic that we sit here now, a few days after Paris had their 9/11, to take care of the folks who responded to ours," one advocate says.
A Dead Man's Wheelchair Can Save The 9/11 Bill
Ray Pfeifer was having a tough time lobbying Congress for a 9/11 bill because of his cancer. So the widow of another 9/11 responder gave him her late husband's
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9/11 Health Program Now Officially On Borrowed Time
Ailing responders will still get care -- until the cash reserves run out.
9/11 Firefighter Is 'Luckiest Stage 4 Cancer Guy Out There'
Retired Neew York City Firefighter Ray Pfeifer has stage 4 cancer, but he calls himself lucky.
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Jon Stewart To Walk Halls Of Congress With 9/11 Responders
The former host of "The Daily Show" will ask lawmakers to extend funding to help 9/11 heroes.
Jon Stewart Wanted Names Of 9/11 Bill Opponents. Here They Are.
"Let's schedule a call, and let's schedule a ritual shaming around that time," he said. "I obviously at that point will be
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Eleven Years After 9/11, Those Who Volunteered Continue to Literally Be Left in the Dust
Writer, musician, Trump Resister, food snob
As Americans, we seem most highly evolved at thinking of ways to screw each other over. That includes denying the chronically ill volunteers who went down to Ground Zero the day after 9/11 not only compensation for illness, but refusing to acknowledge some were even there.
September 11 Responders Still Waiting For Relief Promised In 2010
"It's prorated, based on the amount of claimants and the amount of awards that they're going to get, that we estimate are
9/11 Health Survey Fails To Find True Impact On City Kids
LOWER MANHATTAN — Nearly 11 years after 9/11's cloud of toxic dust descended on Lower Manhattan — enveloping several schools
Healthcare and the Marcellus Shale -- Fracking's Consequences in Upstate New York
Director of StuyHealth, Host of the Brain Trust Live Podcast
It took ten years to pass a comprehensive 9/11 health bill. Communities that expose themselves to fracking will undoubtedly face even longer waits for care than 9/11 victims did.
9/11 Mental Health: What We Now Know About Trauma
Many gathered groups together -- asking survivors how they felt, what they thought and what the worst part of their experience
9/11 Health Watch: Zadroga Act Watchdog Ensuring 9/11 Bill Fulfills Promises
After a nearly decade-long battle, supporters of the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act celebrated its passage into
Budget Bill Rescues 9/11 Responder Fund
"It's important for this to be there," said Serrano. The same language was carried over in the new law -- but separate administrative
Momentum Building Toward a Christmas Miracle for Our 9/11 Heroes
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
On September 11, 2001 and in the weeks that followed, thousands of Americans reported to the site of the World Trade Center to help in whatever way they could. These heroes did not let us down 9 years ago, but on December 9th, the US Senate let them down.
9/11 First Responders Bill Needs Just 1 Vote More: Gillibrand Confident Legislation Will Pass Senate
The first responders still suffering health effects more than nine years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks could get a "Christmas
9/11 First Responders Bill Fails: Calls For Justice Go Unheeded 5 Years After Documentary (VIDEO)
Almost a decade after 9/11 first responders dropped everything to help others, legislation to pay for treatment of the diseases
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