Jobless Benefit Extension Expected To Pass Today

After overcoming a Republican filibuster, the U.S. Senate is expected to finally pass a bill today to extend unemployment benefits for some 2.5 million Americans.


Senate Democrats Set To Restore Jobless Benefits

With a new face and a 60th vote for breaking a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats are preparing to restore jobless checks for 2.5 million people whose benefits ran out during a congressional standoff over deficit […]


Obama: GOP Lacks "Faith" In Americans

President Obama Monday called on Congress to pass an extension of benefits for out-of-work Americans, accusing Senate Republicans of a “lack of faith in the American people” for repeatedly blocking passage of a bill.


New Vote On Unemp. Benefits?

With Republicans citing concerns about the growing national debt, the House rejected a bill Tuesday to extend unemployment benefits for people who have been out of work for long stretches.  Nearly 90-thousand Michigan residents could […]