Senate Advances Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speak about legislation extending unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless before the full Senate vote.
The chamber voted 60-37, with 60 needed, to move forward a measure to restore for three months the emergency jobless benefits that expired Dec. 28 for 1.3 million Americans. (Source: Bloomberg)
White House Says House LNG Bill `Totally Unnecessary'
Jan. 28 -- White House spokesman Eric Schultz talks about U.S. rules on liquefied natural gas exports. Schultz, speaking a White House news briefing, also comments on legislation sanctioning Iran and President Barack Obama's budget proposals. (Source: Bloomberg)
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