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Critical vote on extending unemployment benefits

Democrats now have a chance to extend unemployment benefits. His vote will prove critical in the first hour of his service in the Senate, said Sen. Jay Rockefeller. Goodwin will be sworn in on Tuesday afternoon, and minutes later, the Senate intends to vote on extending unemployment benefits, a proposal that has so far been blocked by a Republican filibuster. " Goodwin will make the 60th vote in what is a very necessary piece of legislation," Rockefeller said. "We will pass unemployment legislation."
Source: Associated Press on cbsnews.com , Jul 16, 2010

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