Ned Resnikoff of MSNBC reports that 2.1 million Americans including 1.1 million children are living without Unemployment benefits due to Congressional Republicans signal FAILURE to renew the Extended Unemployment Benefits that expired at the end of last year. The CBO estimates that extending these benefits could mean an additional 0.8 to 1.2 percent of economic growth this year, a major hand up for the sluggish economy.
So we call on Congressional Republicans to get over their Obama Derangement Syndrome and do what is right for the poor and displaced workers in this country.
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