Bush Signs Unemployment Bill The House votes to extend unemployment benefits for more than 2.5 million Americans, and President Bush quickly signs the measure into law. The action followed that of the Senate Tuesday. The overwhelming vote -- 416 to 4 -- belied the fierce debate over whether the measure went far enough. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.
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House Passes, Bush Signs, Jobless Benefits Bill

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House Passes, Bush Signs, Jobless Benefits Bill

House Passes, Bush Signs, Jobless Benefits Bill

House Passes, Bush Signs, Jobless Benefits Bill

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The House votes to extend unemployment benefits for more than 2.5 million Americans, and President Bush quickly signs the measure into law. The action followed that of the Senate Tuesday. The overwhelming vote — 416 to 4 — belied the fierce debate over whether the measure went far enough. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.