After unconscionably stalling for almost two decades - while 200 more people died - the Senate voted 97-2 Tuesday to re-authorize funds for the 9/11 first responders compensation fund through 2092, or effectively in perpetuity. The bittersweet victory came after multiple lobbying trips by sick and dying workers, and a tenacious Jon Stewart, to plead for what was rightly theirs; said demolition worker John Feal, "What I'm going to miss the most about D.C. is - nothing."
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