House To Vote On Extending Unemployment Benefits

Jobless Americans in high-unemployment states would see their benefits extended for another 13 weeks under legislation to be considered by Congress next Wednesday.

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  • McConnell, Grimes look to the middle for votes - Miami Herald
    HUFFPOLLSTER: New Survey Gives McConnell An Edge In Kentucky - Huffington Post
    09/1/2014 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • What's At Stake -
    ... of regaining control of the House; ... of Texas refuses to commit to vote for ... extending unemployment — that’s a great message for ...
    08/29/2014 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • KURTZ: Mitch McConnell’s shocking audiotape — breathless ... -
    Grimes: Kentucky, nation 'can no longer trust' McConnell - The Hill
    08/29/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • 10 Frightening Promises by GOP Senate Candidates Secretly Taped at ... -
    ... and no unemployment insurance ... claim that the House Republicans are ... we do in the Senate is vote on things ... extending ...
    08/29/2014 - 5:47 am | View Link
  • Obama’s Advisers in Final Review of Immigration Options - BusinessWeek
    Obama’s Advisers in Final Review of Immigration Options - Bloomberg
    08/28/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Link
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  • Senate sends unemployment insurance extension to a divided House
    The final vote was 59 to 38, with six Republicans joining Democrats to vote for final passage. "Extending unemployment insurance for the thousands of Illinoisans seeking relief has been a long-standing priority of mine. I am pleased that this bipartisan ...
    04/7/2014 - 11:03 pm | View Link
  • Boehner Rejects Senate Unemployment Aid As King, Grimm Urge House Vote
    House Republican leaders say they have no plans to take up a Senate-passed bill extending expired federal unemployment benefits without changes, despite several GOP lawmakers’ call for the House to vote on the Senate bill. “As many Americans continue ...
    04/7/2014 - 9:09 pm | View Link
  • Schneider Pushes For Unemployment Benefits Vote In House, Senate Reaches Tentative Deal
    That’s why I will file a measure to end the gridlock and force a vote on extending unemployment insurance.” If the petition is signed by a majority of House members, the chamber would be required to call a vote on the issue. As Fran Spielman points out ...
    03/12/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Democrats will try to force House vote on unemployment aid
    House Speaker John Boehner is standing in the way. House Democrats are trying to force a vote on extending emergency unemployment benefits by means familiar to viewers of Legally Blonde 2: a discharge petition. That requires the support of 218 members of ...
    03/11/2014 - 6:23 pm | View Link
  • House Dems push UI vote
    House Democrats are pulling out a now-familiar procedural trick – the discharge petition – to push for a floor vote on another one of their election-year priorities: Extending unemployment insurance. Lawmakers plan to file a discharge petition ...
    03/11/2014 - 4:36 am | View Link
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  • Pelosi urges House action on Extended Unemployment ...
    Washington, DC – Noting that hundreds of thousands of the long-term unemployed are veterans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged fellow legislators pass a ...
    06/18/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless ...
    An unemployment extension in 2014 is officially dead, as House members went on recess Friday without voting on the Senate extension bill which expires Saturday.
    05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Website
  • One week left for House to act on unemployment extension ...
    Speaker of the House John Boehner can still put the Senate unemployment benefits extension bill to a House vote this week, after that it expires and a new plan has to ...
    05/25/2014 - 10:45 am | View Website
  • Senators tell House to vote on Extended Unemployment ...
    Washington, DC - On May 1, Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV), the authors of the Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits to the to the long-term ...
    05/4/2014 - 11:49 pm | View Website
  • EUC 2014; Unemployment Benefit Extension Deal in Congress ...
    Today’s Unemployment Benefit Extension review and EUC update May 4, 2014: The current deal to pass unemployment benefits remains in House purgatory and ...
    05/4/2014 - 4:29 am | View Website
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