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Poll: Huge Majority Favor Extending Unemployment Benefits

Congressional Republicans could face an electoral backlash if they fail to renew Emergency Unemployment Compensation, according to a Hart Research Associates poll released Thursday. The poll, which was conducted on behalf of the National Employment Law Project, finds that 55 percent of American voters believe Congress should maintain federal unemployment benefits. Just 34 percent believe […]

December 27, 2013

Poll: House Republicans Face Political Risk For Not Extending Unemployment Benefits

With temporary federal benefits for long-term unemployed Americans set to expire on December 28, a new Public Policy Polling poll finds that bipartisan majorities in Republican-controlled swing districts overwhelmingly support an extension of the program – something the GOP opposes and refused to include in the newest budget deal. The PPP poll, released on Monday, shows […]

December 23, 2013