Advocates are hopeful that Congress will approve another renewal of federal unemployment benefits.
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The Senate Democrat signaled that an emerging budget deal will not include an extension.
The Bali agreement is the first WTO trade deal since the organization started in 1995.
The Kentucky Republican said an extension beyond 26 weeks does a "disservice" to workers.
Some deride these tax breaks as little more than a grab bag of corporate giveaways.
A strong employment report is buoying the case of stimulus skeptics.
The U.S. and 158 other World Trade Organization members agreed to a $1 trillion trade deal.
The number is a $61 billion drop from last year, according to the CBO.
White House says benefits should be extended but vehicle less important.
Defense hawks want end to sequester, but conservatives want cuts.