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D.C. lawmakers leave peoples' work undone

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

In the real world, workers are expected to wrap up their assigned tasks and projects before heading out on vacation - especially if there are people relying on them.
But no one ever confused Washington, D.C., with the real world, nor politicians with workers who put the people first.
As the national unemployment rate hits 10.2%, time is of the essence for lawmakers to hammer out - and pass - the latest relief bill.
Negotiations between Democrats, Republicans and the White House have been intense, unfruitful and ultimately stalled. Surely this is the time for rolling up collective sleeves...
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