12/10/2013 08:35 am ET

Why 1.3 Million People Are Going To Have A Terrible Christmas

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While a shutdown now seems unlikely, a further impending fiscal blow isn’t getting nearly the attention it should: On Dec. 28 emergency federal unemployment compensation (EUC) is set to expire for 1.3 million Americans who have been looking for work for at least six months.

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