Senate Democrats abandoned on Thursday efforts to provide fresh aid to cash-strapped state governments and extend emergency unemployment benefits for millions of jobless workers, leaving in limbo President Obama’s push for more spending to bolster the economy. The decision came after the Senate failed again to muster 60 votes to advance a package of tax cuts and emergency economic provisions.
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