Updated | 6:21 p.m. EDT: WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the Senate voted, 59-38, to extend jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired late last year. Capping a three-month struggle, the approval sends the legislation to a hostile reception…
By David Espo, Associated Press
Jim Lehrer speaks with Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Republican Kit Bond of Missouri about national security concerns about WikiLeaks publishing sensitive information about the Afghan war and potentially helping enemies.
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