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Trumka Hits Senate GOP For Blocking Jobless Benefits; Two GOP Reps Try to Push Them With Link to Keystone

WASHINGTON —AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is sharply criticizing Senate Republicans for their pro-filibuster votes that blocked extension of emergency federal unemployment benefits to more than 1.3 million people. The GOP demanded other program cuts, notably to the Affordable Care Act – the 2010 health care law – to offset the $6.4 billion cost of extending the benefits for three months […]

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