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Senate Republicans Continue to Delay Unemployment Extension

There's really no nice way to put it.  Senate Republicans are using unemployed workers as hostages in order to deprive the Democratic Leadership of a victory.  The House passed an extension a month ago!  Senate Democrats have addressed all their concerns, yet they continue to delay a vote.    Read more here.

ADAction: Email your Senators using ADA's website and then call them, too, at 202-224-3121.  Make it impossible for them to ignore you. 

Insurance Companies Want Caviar on the Gravy Train

Michael J. Wilson: "Insurance companies have been playing nice on health care reform. If you sell a product, and the government requires every American to buy it -- even subsidizes the cost for people who can't afford it -- what's not to love?"  Read the rest of this blog at Huffington Post.

America's Work Force Radio

Listen to ADA's National Director on America's Work Force radio in Cleveland, Ohio talking about jobs, the Employee Free Choice Act and more.  Click here.

ADA to Meet with Progressive Caucus, Rep. Lewis

ADA leaders will meet Wednesday with Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) to discuss job creation, health care and the progressive agenda.  On Thursday, we will meet with civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) to discuss legislative issues.  Check ADA's website often for a special video report from Capitol Hill after the meetings.

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