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Hilary Clinton Backs 9/11 Zadroga Act

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the 13th Anniversary Commemoration
of 9/11 to Benefit 911 Health Watch, Inc. in the United Federation of Teachers headquarters Downtown Manhattan, New York, Sept. 16, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the 13th Anniversary Commemoration of 9/11 to Benefit 911 Health Watch, Inc. in the United Federation of Teachers headquarters Downtown Manhattan, New York, Sept. 16, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—Notwithstanding a long introduction, the crowd exploded when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took the stage at a downtown benefit hosted Tuesday in...




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