Senate Republicans and Democrats squabble publicly and seek deal privately on jobless bill

  • by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM

WASHINGTON — The Senate postponed a pair of test votes on stalled unemployment legislation on Monday as Republicans and Democrats sought a compromise to restore benefits to 1.3 million long-term jobless workers who lost them abruptly late last year.

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