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Senate Unemployment Benefits

Senators Reach Compromise On Extending Jobless Benefits

AP | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators says they have reached a compromise extending jobless benefits for the l...

Senate Standoff Turns Into Election-Year Fight

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The struggle in Washington over whether to renew expired jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed is as much about providing ...

Michael McAuliff

Roadblocks Ahead For Extending Unemployment Benefits, Despite Flicker Of Senate Progress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unemployed Americans who lost their benefits just after Christmas shouldn't count on those checks starting to flow again soon, even afte...

Senate Voting On Key Extension

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The new year looks a lot like the old one in the Senate, with Democrats scratching for vote...

Obama Calls For Restoring Unemployment Benefits

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Congress to reinstate jobless benefits for more than a million Americans. In his weekly radio an...