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Republicans, even John Boehner, face voter backlash over unemployment cutoff

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Jobs,Labor,Republican Party,John Boehner,2014 Elections,Unemployment
House Republicans, including Speaker John Boehner, face a sharp backlash from voters for pushing a budget deal that denies the extension of unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans past Dec. 28, according to a collection of polls being released Monday. In Boehner’s Ohio district, for example, 63 percent of voters support extending the benefits, 34 percent don’t. As part of the budget...