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Extend Unemployment Insurance Amid Fiscal Uncertainty?

Clip: 12/07/2012 | 11m 36s

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Businesses added 146,000 jobs in November, but Paul Solman reports the 7.7 percent unemployment rate was partially driven by Americans leaving the workforce. Jeffrey Brown talks to National Employment Law Project's Judy Conti and Heritage Foundation's Bill Beech, who debate the pros and cons of extending unemployment insurance.

Aired: 12/07/12 | Rating: NR

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