File-This Nov. 27, 2012 file photo shows the Sunland Inc. peanut butter and nut processing plant in eastern New Mexico, near Portales. Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of Sunland Inc. the bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)
** FILE ** In 1932, Americans were not afraid that Franklin D. Roosevelt would be too ill, too nice, too soft or too socialist for the presidency — they were afraid of starving to death in the Depression. (Associated Press)
This undated photo provided by The Ohio House of Representatives shows House Rep. Ron Young, R-Ohio. Young is donating a kidney to his wife of 40 years to help her overcome an autoimmune disease. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports that Young’s wife has been on a dialysis machine because of the disease lupus. The 58-year-old lawmaker jokes that he can’t withhold much of anything from her, including bodily organs. (AP Photo/The Ohio House of Representatives)
House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, listens as the committee's ranking member, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, as the committee continues its probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In 1932, Americans were not afraid that Franklin D. Roosevelt would be too ill, too nice, too soft or too socialist for the presidency - they were afraid of starving to death in the Depression.
Sen. Jack Reed, Rhode Island Democrat, has sponsored a bill for a three-month extension of a program known as unemployment insurance. He wants a longer-term extension. Republicans opposed earlier versions of his bill. (Associated Press)