9/11

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As expected, President Barack Obama has vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue nations, including Saudi Arabia, for any role their government may have played in the terrorist attacks. The move on Friday means Obama will potentially face the first veto override in his presidency. He wrote in his veto message that the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost taxpayers...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly voted to allow...

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.”