9/11

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Update (3:05 Eastern): U.S. Congress has voted to override President Barack Obama's veto of the bill that would allow 9/11 victims to sue nations, including Saudi Arabia, for any role their governments may have played in the attack. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 348-77 to override on Wednesday. This marks the first time Congress has...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As expected, President Barack Obama has vetoed legislation that would allow...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost taxpayers...

Further

In an intrepid effort to get Congress and a shameless Mitch McConnell to act like human beings this once, Jon Stewart is pushing to refund the Zadroga Act, created to care for the many 9/11 first responders now deathly ill from working at Ground Zero. From somber to impassioned to goofy - cue Jonald Trump - Stewart has rallied, chased legislators, urged a Twitter campaign, and revisited TV to declare, “The people of Congress are not as good (as) the people who are first responders.”