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Obama: Congress Should Extend Unemployment Insurance

The U.S. president is urging Congress to restore what he says is a "vital economic lifeline" for more than one million Americans - the extension of emergency unemployment insurance. Barack Obama admonished Republicans in Congress for taking their holiday without extending the benefits to their constituents. Mr. Obama said he would sign a three-month extension of unemployment benefits if lawmakers pass it. Mr. Obama said Saturday in his weekly address that denying financial...

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