Added aid for jobless founders in Senate

2 votes fall short as parties wrangle

Posted: January 15, 2014 at 5:29 a.m.

“I am disappointed that we couldn’t work something out,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said Tuesday shortly before the vote on extending jobless benefits. The vote failed to advance the measure.

Efforts to extend unemployment benefits for at least three months reached an impasse in the Senate on Tuesday as the legislation fell to procedural hurdles, and each party accused the other of negotiating in bad faith.

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