Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)
"The way to stop endless #ForeverWar is not for Congress to abandon its constitutional responsibility."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"The President is defending his CIA Director nominee *because* she participated...
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Torture was illegal and immoral after 9/11, and it still is now," warn critics...


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.”