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1 year 8 months ago

Obama: Debt ceiling fight threatens SS checks

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Congress' failure to raise the government's borrowing authority would delay payments of benefits to veterans and Social Security recipients. He again warned that he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling, aiming to pin the burden of an unprecedented default on congressional...

4 years 11 months ago

Senate action next on jobless pay extension

The ball is in the Senate's court now that the House easily passed a bill to extend jobless benefits in high unemployment states. The Senate bill is similar, but not identical. Another 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits would be welcome for those jobless living in 27 states, plus the...

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