Thanks to congressional inaction, more than 200,000 laid-off workers could lose access to unemployment benefits this week, and no flood insurance policies will be renewed or issued until Congress returns on April 12 — despite record long-term joblessness and record rainfall. [...]
Senate Republicans blocked the Democrats’ $9 billion proposal to extend the programs on an emergency basis…
I wonder how many of the 200,000 laid-off workers will vote Republican anyway — despite the fact that the Republicans are obstructing their unemployment benefits, you know, from the evil socialist government.
Americans are really weird.