(CNN) – The Senate passed a $10 billion bill Tuesday that extends unemployment benefits for one month. Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY), a former major league pitcher, ended a high-stakes game of hardball by calling off his one-man filibuster.
President Obama wasted no time signing the measure into law last night. Our senior congressional correspondent Dana Bash has the report.
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