Senate approves 5-month extension of federal emergency unemployment compensation

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) SOURCE: reed.senate.gov

The Senate yesterday voted to extend the federal emergency unemployment compensation for months.

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5-month unemployment benefit extension clears Senate procedural hurdle

Monday, April 7, 2014

A bill to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation for 5 months will be voted by the Senate this afternoon after clearing procedural hurdles last week. 

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3-month unemployment extension blocked again by Senate Republicans

Monday, February 10, 2014
SOURCE: reid.senate.gov

Senate Republicans once again blocked a 3-month extension of the federal emergency compensation that would have restored benefits to 1.7 million out-of-work Americans looking for a job. 

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Transcript: Floor speech by Sen. Jack Reed on extending emergency unemployment compensation – Feb. 6, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Jack Reed’s (D-Rhode Island) speech on the Senate floor urging lawmakers to approve a three-month extension of the federal emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) on…

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List of 55 Senators who voted to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation on Feb. 6, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

List of 55 Senators who voted to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation. S. 1845, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, failed to receive the 60 votes needed to overcome a…

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List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against extending emergency unemployment benefits on Feb. 6, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

List of 42 Republican Senators who voted against extending emergency unemployment benefits. S. 1845, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, failed to receive the 60 votes needed to overcome…

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3-month unemployment extension fails in Senate

Thursday, January 16, 2014
SOURCE: reid.senate.gov

A bipartisan bill to extend federal emergency unemployment insurance benefits for 3 months failed in the Senate on Tuesday.

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List of 55 Senators who voted to extend unemployment benefits for 3 months – Jan. 14, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

List of 55 Senators who voted to extend unemployment benefits for 3 months. S. 1845 failed to receive the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster. 52 Democrats,…

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List of 44 Republican Senators who voted against extending unemployment insurance benefits for 3 months on Jan. 14, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

List of 44 Republican Senators who voted against extending unemployment insurance benefits for 3 months. The vote for S. 1845 was held on Jan. 14, 2014.

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Transcript: Press briefing Q&A w/ Sen. Harry Reid on the failure to extend unemployment benefits – Jan. 16, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Partial transcript of the press briefing Q&A wit Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) on the failure to extend unemployment insurance on Jan. 16, 2014:

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