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TODAY   |  January 08, 2014

Unemployment benefits battle continues

The fight over unemployment benefits is on to the next round, as the Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to move forward on a possible temporary extension of unemployment benefits to over one million jobless Americans.

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>> meanwhile, the fight over unemployment benefits is on to the next round. the senate voted narrowly on tuesday to move forward on a temporary extension of unemployment benefits to over 1 million jobless americans. six republican senators joined with all democrats present in the 60-37 vote. now the vote cannot be filibustered and formal debate will begin on the legislation.