http://tinyurl.com/cy9ql92The Senate will vote on the proposal this week, but it is likely to fail in the face of GOP opposition. Republicans have been fighting the Democrats’ strategy of paying for Obama’s jobs proposals with a surtax on millionaires. Congress will likely consider other ways to pay for the estimated $115-billion cost in the weeks ahead.
Facing a more difficult political climb, though, is an extension of long-term unemployment benefits into 2012.
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