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Top talkers of 2012: Senate GOP kills jobs bill

September 19, 2012:
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

September 19, 2012:

When a bill that would provide job training for military veterans failed after a Republican filibuster, it quickly became one of the most shared stories of the year.

Former Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from Pennsylvania—the first Iraq War vet to serve in Congress—called the Republicans' obstruction a "disgrace.""These men and women fight for us overseas," he said. "The last thing they need to do is come back home and fight to get jobs." Read More

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