Breaking News: U.S. Senate just passed unemployment benefits extension 60-40. It now goes back to the U.S. House, then to President Obama
As seen on CSPAN-2 TV this afternoon around 2:30, the Senate voted to extend unemployment benefits for millions of jobless Americans. The bill now only needs approval from
the House of Representatives, which should come later this week, before President Obama signs it into law and the unemployed begin to receive checks again.