Are You a 99er? Unemployment Benefits Are Over, What to Do?

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On Wednesday, June 30, the United States Senate rejected a bill that would extend the expired unemployment benefits that have been keeping approximately 1.2 million unemployed Americans afloat. Known as "99ers" (which refers to those who have received 99 weeks of unemployment checks), many are desperate to work, but cannot find a job. Here are two real-life stories, direct from to Americans in that dire situation.