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11/06/2013 05:12 pm ET Updated Nov 20, 2013

Congress' Christmas Gift To Unemployed America Makes Lumps Of Coal Look Good

Millions of long-term jobless Americans will see their federal unemployment insurance disappear between Christmas and the end of March, according to the National Employment Law Project. Congress has extended benefits for the long-term jobless in past years, but recent deep cuts to food stamp programs could predict a less generous holiday season this year.


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