Jobless-Benefits Cutoff: Happy New Year From Congress!

Once again, the 30 percent of hard-core conservatives in this country frighten Congress out of extending benefits to the working poor.

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Charles D. Ellison is a veteran political strategist and frequent contributor to The Root. He is also Washington correspondent for the Philadelphia Tribune and chief political correspondent for Uptown magazine. You can reach him via Twitter.

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Charles D. Ellison is a veteran political strategist and regular contributor to The Root. He is also Washington correspondent for the Philadelphia Tribune and chief political correspondent for Uptown magazine. Follow him on Twitter.

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