GOP senators block vote on 9/11 health bill

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Firefighters make their way through rubble after terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Centers in New York City. (Sept. 11, 2001) (Credit: AP)

WASHINGTON - Republicans Thursday dealt a blow to the prospect that the Zadroga 9/11 health bill will be enacted this year, but its deeply disappointed Democratic sponsors vowed to "pursue every route" to still win Senate approval.

The Zadroga Act remained in limbo after 41 GOP senators Thursday voted to prevent it from being brought to the Senate floor. It would then face a debate and need...

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