Dana Hedgpeth

Financial Reporter, Washington Post

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As the Senate prepared to vote on history's longest  extension  of unemployment benefits,  Jim Bunning  (R-KY) wasn't the only one raising questions.

Federal Unemployment Benefits to be Extended, Yet Again

As the Senate prepared to vote on history's longest extension of unemployment benefits, Jim Bunning (R-KY) wasn't the only one raising questions.

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" Cash for Clunkers  may have run out of cash, but America's consumers haven't run out of clunkers."

'Cash for Clunkers' Gets More Cash

" Cash for Clunkers may have run out of cash, but America's consumers haven't run out of clunkers."

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