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Former Talk show host turned veterans advocate, John Stewart joined a bicameral group of Democrats to call out Senate Republicans for failing to pass the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022.
By Associated Press
Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart is speaking at a Washington, D.C. rally to push for action by Congress to assist sick veterans, who say they were exposed to toxic waste while serving in the military overseas.
By News Desk
The House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday on veterans exposed to toxic fumes.
Comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient of the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
By Justin Stabley
Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart pressed Congress on Tuesday to help sick U.S. veterans who believe they were injured after their exposure to military burn pits while serving overseas.
By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News
It took Congress nearly 18 years to pass a permanent bill to compensate responders and survivors. Here's why.
In our news wrap Tuesday, police in Puerto Rico fired tear gas as protesters set fires in the streets overnight, continuing to demand Gov. Ricardo Rossello resign. A judge issued search warrants for the cell phones of Rossello and members…
By Gretchen Frazee
The vote advances the bill to the full House and came the day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized lawmakers for failing to ensure the victims' fund does not run out of money.
It’s been nearly two decades since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, and many first responders continue to suffer dire health consequences from exposure to hazardous materials at the disaster sites. Meanwhile, Congress still struggles with how to compensate them,…
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