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Mitch McConnell tells Jon Stewart not to ‘get bent out of shape' about 9/11 victims bill

One year ago   |   By NY Daily News

Memo to the Kentucky kid: those of us who live in New York tend to get a little “bent out of shape” about 9/11. Sen. Mitch McConnell sounded a little exasperated that Jon Stewart has been pushing him to revive his “legislative graveyard” to pass a law making permanent compensation...
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McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund

One year ago   |   By New York Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn't know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health-care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. The former host of “The Daily Show,” who pleaded with House lawmakers last week to reauthorize the fund,...
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Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape' Over 9/11 Bill

Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape' Over 9/11 Bill

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The comedian blasted the Senate majority leader a day earlier for not doing enough to help 9/11 responders and their families.
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5 things to know about Kamala Harris, Biden's running mate

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