Senate Breaks Unemployment Filibuster

It may end up taking them 20 days to do it, but Democrats in the Senate are now on track to extend unemployment benefits for 30 days. Senators voted 60-34 today to consider a 30-day extension of unemployment benefits and COBRA subsidies for people long out of work. By the time the bill likely passes later this week, Congress will already have to start considering what to do when the temporary extension runs out May 5. Benefits for 200,000 long-unemployed Americans expired on April 5, according...Full Story
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