Andy Taylor spoke by phone about the politics behind Senate deliberations on extension of unemployment benefits. The House passed a bill on May 28, but about 2 million jobless lost benefits in June as the legislation was held up in the Senate.
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Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Ryan Avent talked by phone about the possible Senate vote later in the day to extend unemployment benefits.
Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Should unemployment benefits be extended?”