When the House finally managed to pass a bill to care for the first responders and other survivors suffering from 9/11-related illnesses in late 2010, few thought it stood much of a chance of becoming law. Senate Republicans promised a filibuster. Democrats, just weeks away from losing the House, were running out of time to pass top priorities. More.
How Gillibrand Defied The Odds To Get 9/11 First Responders Long-Awaited Help