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Unemployment Insurance Extension Blocked By GOP -- Again

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Last week, Senate Democratic leaders rolled out a proposal to extend unemployment insurance by 14 weeks -- with an extra six weeks thrown in for those states where jobless figures have topped 8.5 percent -- only to have Republicans block the measure on the chamber floor.

Well, today it happened again.

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