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1.3 million losing unemployment benefits Saturday

December 28, 2013
By BRADLEY KLAPPER , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend, with potentially significant implications for the recovering U.S. economy. A tense political battle likely looms when Congress reconvenes in the new, midterm election year.

 
 

 

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