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Unemployment Benefits End for Over 1.3 Million Saturday

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Unemployment benefits expire tomorrow for Americans who've been out of work for more than six months. ABC News reports during a five minute session of the House Thursday, Democratic whip Steny Hoyer complained Republicans left town, allowing benefits to expire for more than 1-point-3 million people, calling it a moral outrage and another congressionally-inflicted blow to our economy.  Democrats argue congress has always extended unemployment benefits, when so many people have been out of work for so long. Republicans may be open to a retroactive extension, but only if it's coupled with cuts elsewhere in the budget.


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