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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...

9/11 Workers Face Major Challenges For Health Cost Compensation

AP | ALEX KATZ | Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the "queen of torts" for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. B...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Fund Could Cover Cancer Victims, 9/11 Czar Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new czar of the Sept. 11 Victims' Compensation Fund is offering hope to 9/11 responders who are dying from cancer as their fatal dis...

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...

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.

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 Time to Pass the 9/11 Health Bill Is Now

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

This should not be a partisan fight. We have an undeniable, moral obligation to provide our 9/11 heroes with all the care they need.

GOP: Ground Zero Hypocrites

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

With all their vitriol about a mosque near Ground Zero, leading Republicans seem to forget that twenty-one days ago, 155 Republican representatives voted to defeat the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.

A New Mayor Mike: Terrorism Tough Guy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Why is Bloomberg -- who in his two terms as mayor ceded virtually all law enforcement authority to NYPD Commissioner Kelly -- now becoming a Terrorism Tough Guy?