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Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits

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Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits

Senate Dems Unveil Plan for Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits

The plan was proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden on Wednesday.

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