As reported by FiredUp, Missouri Republican Congressmen Blunt, Akin, Emerson, Graves, and Luetkemeyer all voted against extending unemployment benefits at a time when unemployment is near 10%. So did John Shimkus in Illinois.
Charles Jaco of KTVI had a nice report showing one of the 40,000+ Missourians affected by this absurd and heartless political posturing:
Note to people who want to post angry comments without bothering to know what they're talking about: this is a vote that required a 2/3rds majority. So yes, Republicans blocked it. Try reading next time.
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