Senate Republicans consider short-term extension of unemployment as extra $600 in benefits nears end

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The Trump Administration and Senate Republicans are apparently mulling over a short term extension of unemployment insurance, while a broader packages negotiated. The scope of the extension is unclear, but Senator Rob Portman tells Bloomberg it's important to do something before the $600 a week extension expires next week. You have a cliff there, and I think most of us agree there needs to be something in its place. The Republican plan is expected to be roughly $1 trillion. That compares with a $3.5 trillion package already approved by House Democrats. There are on Ly a few weeks left before Congress leaves on a scheduled

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