Barbara Hairston, left, pictured at her Tyrone, Georgia home with her daughter, Nichole Corbridge, and dog Tequila, October 22, 2013, has been unable to find work despite two decades of experience as a medical assistant.
Barbara Hairston, left, pictured at her Tyrone, Georgia home with her daughter, Nichole Corbridge, and dog Tequila, October 22, 2013, has been unable to find work despite two decades of experience as a medical assistant. MCT
Barbara Hairston, left, pictured at her Tyrone, Georgia home with her daughter, Nichole Corbridge, and dog Tequila, October 22, 2013, has been unable to find work despite two decades of experience as a medical assistant. MCT

Democrats, Republicans use jobless benefits fight to score politically

January 13, 2014 6:00 AM