July 1, 2010 7:29 AM

Safety net for unemployed disappears as politicians argue

Last week in Missouri, more than 8,300 people lost unemployment benefits, and 200,000 people a week around the country are likely to lose them if the government doesn't take action soon. Republicans in the Senate this week again successfully filibustered a bill to extend them as Congress gets ready to depart for its Fourth of July recess.

Related content

Suggested for you



Editor's Choice Videos