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911 First Responders Bill Test Vote

Happy Holidays for Ground Zero Heroes

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

After weeks -- years -- of sound and fury, it was a welcome finale. The Senate Republicans were shamed into giving up their opposition to the 9/11 health bill.

Elise Foley

9/11 First Responders Health Care Bill Passed By Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a filibuster and threats of obstruction by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), the Senate unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday that would...

9/11 First Responders Health Care Bill Faces Key Test Vote In Senate

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a last-minute compromise, Congress passed legislation Wednesday to provide up to $4.2 billion in new aid to survivors of the ...