DC Decoder Is long-term unemployment worse than it appears? (+video)

The Senate has voted to move forward with debate on renewing emergency benefits for those experiencing long-term unemployment. Some 1.3 million Americans saw such benefits expire on Dec. 28.

By , Staff writer

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A move to renew emergency benefits for the long-term unemployed passed a key procedural vote Tuesday, as 60 US senators voted to move forward with debate on the measure.