What Do Unemployment, College Basketball and Politics Have in Common?

Republican Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., foiled Democratic attempts to enact a short-term extension of unemployment benefits and COBRA subsidies for a million Americans. In the process, he may restrict access to network television for his rural constituents. When Bunning objected to the last-minute vote he complained that he was forced to miss the University of Kentucky college basketball game, which was broadcast on ESPN2. Bunning doesn't like Democrats' version of a bill to temporarily extend...Full Story
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