House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on unemployment extension: 'I told the president I would consider this as long as it was paid for and as long as there were provisions attached that would actually help the economy and help people get back to work' - @HuffPostPol
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More than a million people were affected when unemployment insurance expired at the end of 2013 in the United States. During the first week of January 2014, U.S. Congress debated a bill to extend benefits. – The Hill