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Unemployment Extension Update

By May 11, 2004

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The Senate came up one vote short today on a measure to extend unemployment benefits. Despite twelve Republican votes to extend benefits the extension lacked the 60 votes needed to pass. Presidential candidate John Kerry was absent... Read More
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July 1, 2010 at 6:09 pm
(1) Sharon Edwards says:

What are these people thinking? How can we stimulate the economy when millions are out of work and not receiving unemployment. Maybe we should all bring our tents and live on the White House lawn. I’d like to see senators and congressmen counting their pennies and lying awake how they are going to pay their bills.

July 19, 2010 at 2:52 pm
(2) GEORGE HORVATH says:

OOOO GREAT ONE VOTE SHORT AND ONE ABSENT
HOPE HE HAS A NOTE…… RIGHT …
WELL AT 54 YRS OLD AND NO JOB NO MONEY
HOMELESS HERE I COME .. OR JUST END IT ALL
MAYBE BETTER OFF THANKS

December 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm
(3) MEGAN says:

Why can they bail out the banks and not the unemployed? How many more homes have to go into foreclosure and how many more bankruptcies can this nation take? The crime rates will be going up and more families are going to end up on the streets. Please extend our benefits or find us jobs to put us back to work..

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