In a great big fuck you to some of America’s neediest the GOP has decided it’s in their best interest to block the benefits of those who need it most. Beyond disgusting.
Senate GOP again kills jobless aid extension
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER (AP)
WASHINGTON — For the third time in as many weeks, Senate Republicans on Wednesday successfully filibustered a bill to continue providing unemployment checks to millions of people.
But this time, since the slimmed-down measure attracted two Republican votes, its passage seems assured next month once a replacement is in place for Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., who died on Monday.