kildee http://michiganradio.org en Longtime Michigan Congressman Dale Kildee wants time in Congress to be even longer http://michiganradio.org/post/longtime-michigan-congressman-dale-kildee-wants-time-congress-be-even-longer <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Kildee">Dale Kildee </a>won his first term in the United States Congress in 1976. Next year, he plans to run again. The Associated Press reports Kildee&#39;s spokesman says the octogenarian politician has always planned to run for another term.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Feb 2011 20:01:26 +0000 Steve Carmody 1312 at http://michiganradio.org Longtime Michigan Congressman Dale Kildee wants time in Congress to be even longer Kildee: Congress will pass jobless benefit extension http://michiganradio.org/post/kildee-congress-will-pass-jobless-benefit-extension <P>Michigan congressman Dale Kildee expects congress will approve extending jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed next week.&nbsp;</P> <P>An extension would allow people who’ve been receiving jobless benefits for more than 26 weeks to continue to receive financial aid.&nbsp;&nbsp; The current extension expires next Wednesday.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Hundreds of thousands of unemployed Michiganders will stop receiving unemployment checks unless an extension is approved.&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;Republicans blocked a recent attempt to extend the benefits.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; But Democratic Congressm Thu, 25 Nov 2010 17:55:51 +0000 378 at http://michiganradio.org Kildee: Congress will pass jobless benefit extension