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    A picture of Representative Daniel T. Kildee

    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2014-05-29

    KILDEE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, it has been nearly 2 months since the Senate acted to extend unemployment compensation to millions...



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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-20

    REED. I rise to discuss again the urgent need to restore emergency unemployment insurance. Like many Americans, I am hopeful about our future but concerned about how the great recession has impacted...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-20

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    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    PALLONE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I ask the Republican leadership to bring up the bill that would extend critical unemployment insurance....



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-08

    KAPTUR asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, last week, the Senate acted forcefully by passing legislation...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-01

    CASEY. Madam President, I rise today to speak about an issue which should be under the category of ``unfinished business,'' and is a priority for the American people, and that is unemployment insurance....



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-01

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    A picture of Representative Corrine Brown

    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-25

    BROWN of Florida asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. BROWN of Florida. Mr. Speaker, you can fool some of the people some of the...



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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    FUDGE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. FUDGE. Mr. Speaker, as our economy continues to experience high levels of unemployment and a flat labor participation rate,...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2014-03-13

    KILDEE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, on December 28, emergency unemployment benefits for Americans were cut off; and since then, 2 million...



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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-12

    REED. Mr. President, first, I wish to thank my colleague Senator Whitehouse for yielding me 2 minutes. We are leaving here with major unfinished business. We have not extended unemployment benefits...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-12

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that Senator Boozman precede me in recognition on the floor for such time as he may consume. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-12

    NELSON. Mr. President, I wish to discuss the circumstances many unemployed families face. Millions of Americans have lost their jobs through no fault of their own and now face serious financial consequences. ...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2014-01-15

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, as we meet, 1.5 million Americans are out in the cold, long-term unemployed, and added to that total 72,000 each week, an estimated, if we don't act, 3.6 million by the end of this...



    A picture of Representative Joyce Beatty

    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    BEATTY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mrs. BEATTY. Madam Speaker, I rise today to urge our Republican leadership to immediately renew the emergency unemployment...



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    Representative Mark Takano

    From: CA District 41

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-14

    TAKANO. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to show my support for the reinstatement of emergency unemployment insurance for thousands of residents in the Inland Empire and millions of other Americans across the...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-13

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, my friend the majority leader is talking about the crush of nominations. Of course, the reason we have a crush of nominations is because of the decision of the majority to break...



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    Representative Jim Costa

    From: CA District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    COSTA asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. COSTA. Mr. Speaker, as a representative of the San Joaquin Valley of California, I...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    TITUS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. TITUS. Mr. Speaker, as of the new year, 1.3 million Americans, including 17,600 Nevadans,...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-08

    JOHNSON of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker and House Republicans, happy new year. You look great, but we have...



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    Representative Janice Hahn

    From: CA District 44

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-08

    HAHN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. HAHN. Mr. Speaker, last month, many of us stood here and pleaded with Speaker Boehner to act to extend unemployment insurance...



    A picture of Representative Lois Capps

    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2014-01-08

    CAPPS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I rise to give voice to the many out-of-work Americans whose unemployment...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-08

    REID. Mr. President, there will be no rollcall votes tonight. I think as most people know, though it bears reiterating, I oppose paying for a short-term extension of unemployment insurance benefits....



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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-16

    REED. Mr. President, in 12 days, unemployment insurance will expire for 1.3 million Americans. This will impact virtually every State. Over the course of the next year, it will set back millions of hard-working...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-16

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