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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the weekly Republican address. Representative McMorris-Rodgers talked about how the Republicans' long-term…

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    Department of Labor Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his department’s fiscal year 2015 $11.8 billion budget proposal. The proposal includes…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on extending long-term unemployment benefits. The previous day the Senate passed a five-month extension retroactive to January 1, 2014.…

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    Senator Dan Coats on Unemployment Benefits

    Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said extending long-term unemployment benefits is a “legitimate issue” for people without…

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    Senator Carl Levin on Unemployment Benefits

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and called for Speaker Boehner to schedule a vote on the bill.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s scheduled vote the next day on a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that would help the unemployed…

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    Unemployment and March 2014 Job Numbers

    Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers for March 2014 which were released the previous day. According to the Bureau of Labor…

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    March 2014 Unemployment Numbers

    Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen testified before the Joint Economic Committee on the March 2014 employment report released that day. The report revealed the…

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    Arthur Delaney on Unemployment Benefits

    Arthur Delaney was interviewed by phone about the Senate vote by a 61-35 margin to invoke cloture on H.R. 3979, a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits.

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    Newsmakers with Representative Steve Scalise

    Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), chair of the Republican Study Committee, talked by remote video about the committee’s efforts to promote conservative ideas to Congress and to the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan delivered the weekly Republican address. He illustrated the importance of creating an environment for job growth, and gave examples of Republican…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf

    Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where…

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    House Democrats on Unemployment Insurance

    Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) and House Democratic leadership talked to the media before filing their discharge petition on extending federal unemployment benefits.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the February 2014 job statistics and the question, “What had your job search experience been?”

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Ohio Senator Rob Portman delivered the weekly Republican address. He outlined a Senate Republican Jobs for America plan to spur economic growth.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed expanding job opportunities for the middle class.

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    Senator Jack Reed on Unemployment Benefits

    Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) spoke on the Senate floor about his amendment to a bill to extend, for three months, unemployment insurance benefits that expired at the end of 2013. His amendment…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesperson Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing on topics such as President Obama’s meeting with Afghan military leaders. Jason…

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    President Obama on Long-Term Unemployed

    President Obama outlined new efforts to assist the long-term unemployed, including the Labor Department’s Ready-to-Work grant initiative.

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