Chart from Center for American Progress. Infographic worth a thousand words! Tax entitlements rip the safety net By Donna Cooper / Center for American Progress / March 8, 2011
(Newser) – Jon Stewart is getting a lot of credit for the attention he brought to the 9/11 first responders bill—including the White House itself. The Daily Show host “put the awareness around this legislation,” says Robert Gibbs. “If there's the ability for that to sort of break through in our political environment, I think there's a good chance that he can help do that.” Others on Capitol Hill are bestowing similar praise upon Stewart for devoting an entire show to the health bill , turning it “into the national issue it always should have been,” says Sen.