Given that all seats in the House and 37 senate seats are up for grabs in less than a month, getting the right people in Congress is crucial. The only way an unemployment extension is going to gain GOP support is if the proposed legislation comes along with a way for the legislation to "pay for itself."
With unemployment at an all time high, and inflation fears mounting, how could anyone write a bill that would pay for itself? In the end, the chances of a tier 5 are slim at this point
Still yet, it's important for the 99ers to voice their opinions on November 2nd. In these tough economic times, the unemployment extension is the only way for some families to make it. Hopefully at the end of the mid-term elections, the unemployment extension will be available.