Republicans Vote against Extension of Unemployment Benefits

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Unemployment in California is running at 10.1%.  In Sacramento last night the State Assembly spent hours deciding whether to accept $2.5 billion in federal dollars for 20 additional weeks of benefits.  By one vote…the measure failed.  Marc Lifsher reports from the Capitol for the Los Angeles Times.

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Guest:
Marc Lifsher - Reporter, Los Angeles Times - @MarcLifsher

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Warren Olney

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Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper