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Unformatted text preview: the bill. Obama said in his speech that this was a historic step toward ensuring that everyone gets healthcare coverage in the country. At the moment the healthcare companies will get a huge amount of new customers because everyone is forced to take healthcare. While the Democrats were celebrating, a Republican senator took the floor and spoke against the unemployment benefits being extended. Because of this the unemployment extension was blocked and many people are in a tough situation because of what happened on the senate floor. The Democrats are saying that when they get back from their two week recess they are going to extend unemployment benefits. http://www.democracynow.org/2010/3/26/congress_oks_final_changes_to_healthcare...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2010 for the course ECO 001 taught by Professor Melkonian during the Spring '10 term at Hofstra University.
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