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911 Health Bill

A Real Hero

Anthony DePalma | Posted 04.07.2013 | New York
Anthony DePalma

Lt. Marty Fullam, FDNY veteran and one of the legion of heroes who rushed to the burning wrecks of the World Trade Center when everyone else was running away, has died.

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Responders Still Waiting For Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's been 11 years since terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center towers, and more than a year-and-a-half since President Barac...

Zadroga Bill's Passage Raises Question: Who Will Be Covered?

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — There is no doubt that Richard Volpe is sick, and no doubt that the former police detective spent 9/11 breathing in clouds of soot at...

WATCH: Kirsten Gillibrand Praises The Daily Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kirsten Gillibrand visited The Daily Show last night to discuss the success of the 9/11 First Responders Bill. Jon Stewart opened by praising Gilli...

9/11 Health Bill: Winners and Losers

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The celebration over passage of the bill to support ailing first responders to the 9/11 terror attack isn't quite over. It's time to take note of the winners and the losers.

America Made Their Voices Heard for Our 9/11 Heroes

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Who are we as Americans if we don't take care of our heroes? It's been nine long years since these brave men and women answered the call on 9/11 and I'm so proud that today the US Senate has now answered theirs.

Jason Linkins

White House Looking To Jon Stewart For Help With 9/11 Responders Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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 ...

Momentum Building Toward a Christmas Miracle for Our 9/11 Heroes

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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

ABC News | MATTHEW JAFFE, JESSICA HOPPER and KEVIN DOLAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first responders still suffering health effects more than nine years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks could get a "Christmas miracle" this year, ...

WATCH: 9/11 First Responders Made Their Case — In 2005

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost a decade after 9/11 first responders dropped everything to help others, legislation to pay for treatment of the diseases and debilitating effec...

WATCH: 9/11 First Responders Made Their Case — In 2005

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost a decade after 9/11 first responders dropped everything to help others, legislation to pay for treatment of the diseases and debilitating effec...

Ryan Grim

Senate Republicans Explain Their Vote Against 9/11 First Responder Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans, who blocked a bill to provide care for 9/11 first responders suffering health consequences as a result of their work...

Mike Huckabee Calls On 'Every Republican' To Support 9/11 First Responders Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee appeared on "The Daily Show" Thursday and discussed the Senate's stalling of a bill that would provide addition...

9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test Vote

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Thursday derailed a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center's coll...

Mark Kirk Votes NO: Joins Party To Block Debate Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell In Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Thursday, a major defense authorization bill that included the repeal of the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law was blocked by Senate Republica...

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

newsday.com | 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...

Amanda Terkel

Calling The Senate GOP's Bluff: Multiple Bills Likely To Come Up Before Tax Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate GOP's threat to filibuster every single piece of legislation until the chamber resolves budget and tax cut measures will like...

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.

House Passes 9/11 Workers Health Bill

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A bill to give up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during the cleanup of World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks pass...

Today's Front Pages: August 19

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Talk of the town. ...