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Unemployment Extension(H.R. 4213)
Date:Jul 20 2010 Passed: 60-40 AFL-CIO Position: Support
During the first part of 2010, Senate Republicans mounted several filibusters against extending the federal unemployment insurance (UI) program for long-term jobless workers. A motion to invoke cloture and end the filibuster against the bill that extended the UI program to Nov 30 and made it retroactive to June 2 was approved July 20 by a 60-40 vote. (R: 2-39; D: 56-1; I: 2-0.) Roll Call 209. Y=R, N=W