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Why We Must Help Pass Health Benefits For 9/11 Responders And Veterans

Christine Pelosi | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home
Christine Pelosi

Whatever our stories - wherever we were on September 11, 2001 - our 9/11 generation remembers the horrific moment when the attacks were seared into the American psyche.

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Running For GOP Leadership Because Of 9/11 Opposed 9/11 Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- In one of his earliest acts as a member of Congress in 2010, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) voted against the James Zadroga 9/11 Health a...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Remembered By Politicians Who Opposed The 9/11 Health Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The nation's leading Republicans marked the 11th anniversary of 9/11 with the words "never forget" on their lips -- most of those using...

Feds Expected To Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the federal government is expected to recognize a link between exposure to toxic dusts caused b...

Michael McAuliff

$2.8 Billion Sept. 11 Fund Opens Doors | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The new September 11 Victim Compensation Fund took its first major step to begin helping people sickened and dying from the rescue and r...

Lynne Peeples

For 9/11 Cancer Sufferers, The Struggle For Help Continues | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

Mike Burke was enjoying a round of golf with fellow firefighters when two hijacked planes struck the twin towers ten years ago. "We immediately le...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighter Cancer Tied To Ground Zero Exposure | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, selflessly exposing themselves to the toxic dust that clouded Ground Zero, were 19 percent m...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Health Czar: No Cancer Link To Ground Zero | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Veterans of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and cleanup who are stricken with cancer had their hopes dashed Tuesday -- at least temporari...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Lawmakers Wanting To Screen 9/11 Responders For Terrorism | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

In 2010, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart committed himself fully to advocating for the passage of the Zadroga Bill, a measure that would "provide $7...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Responders Warned They Will Be Screened For Terrorism Ties (EXCLUSIVE) | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A provision in the new 9/11 health bill may be adding insult to injury for people who fell sick after their service in the aftermath of ...

Michael McAuliff

Ailing 9/11 Responders Aided By Budget Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The new budget passed by Congress Thursday fixes a legislative gaffe that could have killed a new program that helps ailing 9/11 respond...

What Sound Does It Make When a 9/11 Hero Falls?

Anthony DePalma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anthony DePalma

The death of New York City firefighter and ground zero responder Roy Chelsen is painful affirmation of the need for the Zadroga bill.

9/11 First Responders Storm Tom Coburn's Office To Protest Block On Their Health Care Bill (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE: The Senate has reached a deal that is expected to allow for the passage of a scaled-down health care package. Senator Coburn responded in a s...

Jason Linkins

White House Looking To Jon Stewart For Help With 9/11 Responders Bill | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So, per Politico, here is a thing that is happening in our lives: Robert Gibbs, President Obama's press secretary, told reporters on Tuesday that he ...

The G.O.P. Naughty List

Elizabeth Bisbee Silber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Bisbee Silber

As Santa is making his list this year, he need not check it twice when deciding which U.S. Senators have been naughty, and which have been nice.

Tom Coburn Vs. Rudy Giuliani In Latest Battle Over 9/11 First Responders Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This story has been updated with additional reporting by Ryan Grim WASHINGTON - Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), a licensed physician long known as the S...

Shep Smith Unloads On Blockers Of 9/11 Responders Bill: 'How Do They Sleep At Night?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shepard Smith excoriated the Senators who are holding up the so-called "Zadroga Bill" to assist 9/11 first responders who suffer from medical problems...

WATCH: Stewart Spends ENTIRE Last Show Of 2010 On 9/11 Responders Bill

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thursday night marked the final "Daily Show" of the year -- and the decade -- and Jon Stewart devoted the entire program discussing something near to ...

Senate Republicans Spread Ground Zero Gloom

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York bashing is back. The GOP scuttling of the 9/11 health bill suggests it makes sense to sue to get your due. Not the message the trial-lawyer-averse Republicans might have wanted to send, but they sent it.

Gillibrand Makes Emotional Plea For Zadroga Bill | Originally Published: December 6, 2010 10:03 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) choked up on the Senate floor Monday as she made an impassioned plea for passing the Zadroga 9/11 health...

Question for Tea Partiers: Is This What You Voted for?

Larry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry Hirsch

Tea Party activists, from someone on the other side of the aisle, I respected the impact you were able to make on the 2010 election. Now is the time to continue to flex your muscles.

Needed: A GOP Ground Zero Hero

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The 9/11 health bill faces a vote in the Senate. Democratic backers are one Republican vote short of passage.

The 9/11 Settlement Doesn't Fully Address Cancer Issues

Anthony DePalma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anthony DePalma

According to the Zadroga bill, those who are sick, or who become sick, qualify for medical care and financial awards. But, as it stands now, cancer is not included in the list of diseases that automatically qualify a responder for treatment and compensation.