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Harry Reid puts off vote on jobless benefits, negotiations with GOP continue

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., on Monday delayed a key procedural vote on legislation to extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans as Democrats and Republicans continued negotiations on a bipartisan accord. The measure to aid the long-term jobless still needs about a half-dozen Republican votes to clear a 60-vote threshold and advance to a final vote. But...