Dems will continue pushing for unemployment insurance vote in House

Washington Times

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Ohio Democrat, said Thursday that Democratic lawmakers will continue to push for a vote in the House on extending unemployment insurance.

“We’re going to continue to fight to do the right thing on minimum wage, on extending unemployment benefits,” he told MSNBC. “When Speaker [John] Boehner wakes up every morning, does he decide to be the Speaker of the tea party or the Speaker of the House? If he decides to be the Speaker of the House, he brings these bills to the floor and they pass.”

Mr. Brown predicted Democrats will win in the midterm elections by focusing on issues that effect the lives of the majority of Americans. He also said Obamacare will help Democrats in November as more stories of people getting covered are told.

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