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#99ers & #Unemployed. If you live in MO, hit this woman's office hard:

#99ers & #Unemployed. If you live in MO, hit this woman's office hard:

If there was any doubt that Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill is in a highly vulnerable seat, her new stance on ending unemployment benefit extensions make it clear that she’s trying to appeal to voters outside her traditional base. Via The Hill : Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who is a top target for Republicans in 2012, voiced her opposition to extending unemployment benefits. “I’m not for extending the unemployment benefits any further,” McCaskill said in an interview with Missouri television station KMOV on Tuesday. She added that she was for extending payroll tax cuts. “I’m always for tax cuts for working folks because I think that helps our consuming economy,” McCaskill said. Unemployment benefits have been a contentious issue, especially in the state of Missouri. Earlier this year the state legislature filibustered an extension of the long term unemployed’s st...

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