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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Bill Clears Senate

The U.S. Senate finally passed a 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund bill on Tuesday, after repeated delays by GOP Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee. Senators approved the bill with a 97-2 margin, and were met by a chorus of cheers from supporters who'd come to urge its passage. Among those present was...
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Jon Stewart Blasts Rand Paul for Blocking 9/11 Victim Funding

Jon Stewart went on FOX News Wednesday to blast Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul after he blocked funding for 9/11 first responders. "Pardon me if I’m not impressed in any way by Rand Paul’s fiscal responsibility virtue signaling,” a furious Stewart said, referencing President Trump's $1.5 billion tax-cut...
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House Panel Passes 9/11 Fund Bill After Jon Stewart Shaming

The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund on Wednesday, a day after Jon Stewart defended the legislation in person. The New York Post reports that the bill will likely need to be scored by the Congressional Budget Office before it...
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Jon Stewart Slams Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund

Jon Stewart gave members of Congress a piece of his mind on Tuesday, while speaking in Washington D.C. about the need to reauthorize funding for first responders injured or sickened by the 9/11 attacks. According to the Washington Post , the former Daily Show host appeared in front of some members...
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