Politics May 22, 2014: White House speaks out on unemployment extension urges House to pass bill

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White House speaks out on unemployment extension urges House to pass bill

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 22, 2014, 8:00 AM MST

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded about to a question at the daily press briefing on the unemployment benefits extension bill, May 21, 2014; Carney would not list any job creation provisions that could be added to the bill

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded about to a question at the daily press briefing on the unemployment benefits extension bill, May 21, 2014; Carney would not list any job creation provisions that could be added to the bill
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Politics May 22, 2014: Reed, Heller still optimistic about unemployment extension, not rest of Senate

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Reed, Heller still optimistic about unemployment extension, not rest of Senate

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 22, 2014, 4:48 AM MST

Even though the unemployment benefits extension bill is set to expire in over a week if the House does not pass it, Senators Jack Reed and Dean Heller are already working on plan B to ensure benefits are restored to America's long-term jobless
Even though the unemployment benefits extension bill is set to expire in over a week if the House does not pass it, Senators Jack Reed and Dean Heller are already working on plan B to ensure benefits are restored to America’s long-term jobless
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