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Economy & Politics: Unemployment Benefits #970656

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The political battles over the ending of long-term unemployment benefits featured; details given of the issue of pay as you go & about why the Senate will likely approve the measure. [Unemployed lawyer Marilyn GREEN†- asks for help.] [President OBAMA - blames the partisan minority.] [Senators Harry REID, Mitch McCONNELL - bicker.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- calls this an economic emergency.]

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Karl, Jonathan
Duration:
00:02:40

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