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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  • Be careful what you wish for, GOP: Column - USA Today
    ... from Obama in return for extending the debt limit, House Republicans ... were to retain the 51-vote threshold ... jobs and extend ...
    10/30/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • ELECTION 2014: Don’t sleep on HD 22 race - Planet Jackson Hole
    – The race for House District 22 ... long and hard before extending the ... ” My vote, and the majority vote ... one of the lowest ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Educate yourself on the monsters running for office this election ... - Baltimore City Paper Online
    ... filled with poverty, unemployment ... is the House majority whip in charge of getting House Democrats to vote ... waterfront precincts and ...
    10/29/2014 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • Democrats Are 'Disgusted' With Politics? Boo Hoo - Huffington Post
    ... of Change, now in the White House and ... All we do in the Senate [now] is vote on things like raising the minimum wage...extending ...
    10/28/2014 - 5:21 am | View Link
  • Vote with a vengeance to thwart GOP - Chicago Tribune
    ... control of both the House and Senate ... things like raising the minimum wage … extending unemployment … the ... way to avert the ...
    10/27/2014 - 12:18 pm | View Link
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  • Unemployment Insurance Passes Senate, House Vote Still Unlikely
    Heller even speculated last week that more than six Republicans would vote for final passage Monday ... "As the speaker said months ago, we are willing to look at extending emergency unemployment insurance as long as it includes provisions to help create ...
    04/8/2014 - 6:55 am | View Link
  • 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
  • Senate votes to extend jobless benefits, faces divided House
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    04/7/2014 - 1:06 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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    By Brian Washington. The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to throw a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of American workers hit hard by what some refer to as ...
    10/27/2014 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • Unemployment Extension 2014: House Bill Matches EUC Senate ...
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  • House introduces first bipartisan unemployment extension ...
    For the first time the House of Representatives has introduced their own bipartisan bill extending benefits for the long-term unemployed.
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  • 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 ...
    05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | 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
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