Obama Jobs Bill Dies in Senate

President Obama’s jobs bill was defeated in the Senate on Tuesday. While the vote remained open, it failed to attract enough support to stay alive in the chamber. The vote may end the bill’s legislative life as a unified package while opening the door for efforts to pass pieces of it in coming months.

Republican opposition had assured defeat of the jobs bill for some time but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has worked for weeks to try to unify Democrats in support of cloture on the package. Democrats hoped their relative unity would highlight GOP opposition to a measure that polls well.

Read more –  Obama Jobs Bill Dies in Senate – Dan Friedman – NationalJournal.com.

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