U.S. Sen. Cory Booker Statement on Senate Unemployment Extension Vote
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"I am extremely disappointed that we failed today to pass desperately needed help for more than 1 million Americans, including more than 90,000 New Jerseyans, who continue to look for work in a job market where there are still three job seekers for every job available.
"Over the past week, people in
"To New Jerseyans such as David, I can only express my frustration and pledge to you that I will keep pushing to pass extended unemployment benefits. The ranks of the long-term unemployed continue to grow, even as the unemployment rate overall is on the decline, and failure to pass this critical legislation will cost an additional 240,000 jobs this year. Today's vote hurt
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