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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    11/10/2014 - 5:50 am | View Link
  • Tax Reform, Economy & Obamacare Going Forward - Helicopter Association Int.
    214,000 jobs in October, extending the ... hiring lowered the unemployment rate ... John Boehner (R-Ohio) said last week that the House will vote ...
    11/9/2014 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • Back to the Nineties - Safe Haven
    Japan's Kuroda (after a 5 to 4 vote) shock the ... the economy expanding and unemployment down to 5 ... 'A Republican House and Senate will make ...
    11/7/2014 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • None Dare Call It Treason: Why Republicans Won - Huffington Post
    ... with President Obama and extending ... economy, lower the unemployment rate ... people get, the less they vote. ... cost Democrats control ...
    11/7/2014 - 10:16 am | View Link
  • The Democrats' Goldwater moment -
    ... party has lost the popular vote in ... is still the White House underdog in ... why did the Democrats stop talking about extending ...
    11/5/2014 - 12:02 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
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    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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  • 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
  • House Republicans still blocking Extended Unemployment ...
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    04/27/2014 - 10:24 pm | View Website
  • John Boehner Punts Unemployment Extension To White House
    WASHINGTON -- What would make House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) support a Senate-passed bill to restore long-term unemployment insurance to more than 2 ...
    04/10/2014 - 11:53 am | View Website
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