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Wed January 8, 2014
Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Benefits
Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 6:12 am
In a tally that surprised even its sponsors, a half dozen Republican senators gave Democrats enough votes to move forward with a bill extending emergency unemployment benefits for another three months. The proposal likely faces an even tougher hurdle in the Republican-controlled House.