Politics June 12, 2014: Heller wants Obama to be involved in unemployment benefits extension negotiations

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Heller wants Obama to be involved in unemployment benefits extension negotiations

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, June 12, 2014, 10:30 AM MST

Chief Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest tries to dodge questions about President Barack Obama's lack of involvement in negotiating with Congress over the unemployment benefits extension

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Chief Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest tries to dodge questions about President Barack Obama’s lack of involvement in negotiating with Congress over the unemployment benefits extension
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Politics May 25, 2014: One week left for House to act on unemployment extension, urge your rep to vote

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One week left for House to act on unemployment extension, urge your rep to vote

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 25, 2014, 8:01 AM MST

Speaker of the House John Boehner can still put the Senate unemployment benefits extension bill to a House vote this week, after that it expires and a new plan has to be made to extend the EUC program
Speaker of the House John Boehner can still put the Senate unemployment benefits extension bill to a House vote this week, after that it expires and a new plan has to be made to extend the EUC program
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Politics May 10, 2014: Perez sends Boehner a letter urges House to pass unemployment benefits extension

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Perez sends Boehner a letter urges House to pass unemployment benefits extension

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, May 10, 2014, 11:50 PM MST

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez sent Speaker of the House John Boehner a letter urging him to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote, May, 7, 2014; Perez tried to calm the speaker's concerns and suggested some provisions to add
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez sent Speaker of the House John Boehner a letter urging him to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote, May, 7, 2014; Perez tried to calm the speaker’s concerns and suggested some provisions to add
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