Page 2 of 2 Previous

Continued: Congress set to debate long-term unemployment benefits in new year

  • Article by: COREY MITCHELL , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 28, 2013 - 10:13 PM

If Republicans stick to their demands for spending cuts to extend the benefits, Democratic leaders may not have enough leverage in early 2014 to force a House floor vote.

The potential impasse could place Congress in the same predicament that led to record-low approval ratings this year: passing blame instead of bills.

 

corey.mitchell@startribune.com • 202-383-6121

  • related content

  • Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close