McConnell Pledges Vote on 9/11 Bill after Stewart Criticism

The news came from a group of first responders who met with the Kentucky Republican at the Capitol.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. That’s according to a group of first responders who met Tuesday with the Kentucky Republican at the Capitol. John Feal, a recovery worker and a longtime activist, says McConnell has “a sense of urgency” about the bill and wants to see…

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