Congress will be voting on legislation that would extend unemployment benefits for out of work Americans who have been unemployed for over six months. Senators are currently discussing the issue on the floor, and voting is scheduled to take place at 2:30 PM today.
There's an estimated 2 million jobless Americans out there, who have been subsisting on those benefits while struggling to find a job. It's a dire situation for many, as eviction and homelessness loom large. These are some of their stories; what's yours?