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January 7, 2014 5:01 PM

GOP Senate candidates oppose unemployment bill

GOP Senate candidates are aligned against a measure to extend federal unemployment benefits to 1.3 million Americans. U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, voted yes; U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican, voted no. And three of North Carolina's five GOP Senate hopefuls would have voted no.

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