Mike Lee

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Advocacy groups say the department's program poses a serious threat to civil liberties
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington.
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Utah Senator Mike Lee delivers remarks on climate change.
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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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