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Today on News Face State This Press Mitt Romney accepted the apology of Melissa Harris-Perry for remarks guests made on her show last week. Also Majority Leader Harry Reid said extending unemployment benefits will be the Senate’s first task in 2014, and White House advisor Gene Sperling said the long-term unemployed are “finding it the most difficult.” And Sen. Rand Paul said his lawsuit will end the NSA’s telephone metadata program while Rep. Peter King said Paul didn’t deserve to be in the Senate. Will the Senate extend unemployment benefits?