Supporters of the extension point to a couple factors in their favor.
A strong employment report is buoying the case of stimulus skeptics.
White House disagrees, says federal benefits for unemployed should be extended.
Governments and banks around the world still don't know how to handle Bitcoin – and that's made the virtual currency even more susceptible to fraud.
The economy added more than 200,000 jobs in November.
Pelosi said Dems won't back a budget deal without a reauthorization of unemployment benefits.
The 2016 presidential contender is touting tax cuts as an alternative to government stimulus.
First-time unemployment claims dipped below the 300,000 mark for the first time in nearly seven years, as businesses are laying off fewer workers.
The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for unemployment benefits fell 23,000 last week to 298,000, the lowest level since early January 2007, a positive sign for the labor market's recovery.
A wide range of officials are debating the potential impact of $15 an hour wages for fast food workers, as those workers launch another round of strikes over the matter.
Fortune 500 companies, after years of planting themselves in the suburbs, are rushing back to the cities.
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