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Brown’s jobless bill wins little support

Gets scant notice, even from GOP

Senator Scott Brown spoke to reporters after he helped pass the Wall Street overhaul bill Thursday. The Democrats’ unemployment bill is expected to pass next week without him. Senator Scott Brown spoke to reporters after he helped pass the Wall Street overhaul bill Thursday. The Democrats’ unemployment bill is expected to pass next week without him. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / July 17, 2010

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Scott Brown, with some justification, makes frequent claims to bipartisanship. But as the Republican senator from Massachusetts prepared to cast another vote next week against an extension of benefits for jobless Americans, he expressed frustration. Democrats, he said, never gave his alternative plan to extend benefits a serious look. (Full article: 1044 words)

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