Did you read my post, it was postponed until Tomorrow or Friday so they can negotiate a deal if possible.
They will be talking tonight to try
Harry Reid has accepted it needs to be paid for and now wants a 1 year deal paid for (But he still doesn't like it)
Article is from the Wall Street journal 10 minutes ago
Senate Struggles to Find Deal on Jobless-Benefits Extension - WSJ.com
Lawmakers struggled Wednesday in their search for a compromise on legislation to revive benefits for the long-term unemployed, as Senate Democrats rejected Republican proposals to cover the $6.5 billion cost.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D, Nev.) continued to insist that the bill be passed quickly without measures to cover its cost, but he acknowledged that “productive conversations” were underway among Republicans looking for ways to pay for a three-month extension of a program of expanded jobless benefits that lapsed Dec. 28.
Without an amendment to offset the bill’s cost, there is no guarantee that enough senators will be willing to vote to advance the bill to a final vote, as Democrats want, by the end of this week.
The impasse around the legislation persisted just a day after the Senate, in a surprising development, gave the bill enough support to move it to the floor and open debate. Although Democrats initially had seemed open to GOP demands to offset the cost of the three-month extension, Mr. Reid said he would be more willing to consider offsetting spending cuts if it were extended for a full year.
“If we’re going to have to pay for it, let’s try to find a way to do a year,” Mr. Reid said