Main Street gets the short stick

A $56-billion plan to extend unemployment benefits, pump billions into infrastructure projects and increase funding for low-income nutrition and health-care programs passed the House — and died in the Senate as too expensive. Trickle-down economics lives on.

Read the rest of Mike Lillis’ story at The Washington Independent.

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