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Andrew Perez

Some Jobless Facing Eviction After Loss Of Benefits | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two months after Congress dropped long-term unemployment insurance, some of the people who lost benefits say they're now facin...

Teetering on Eviction's Edge While Congress Delays Unemployment Benefits

Donna Sprague | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Donna Sprague

We are at a loss as to what we will do now that the unemployment has just run out. We live month to month. We really do not want to become homeless, but if something doesn't give, that is where we will end up, without even a vehicle to sleep in. In Ohio, in winter.

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Decide The Plan Was Awful Only If It Helped The Unemployed | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Republican senators recently said they opposed renewing long-term unemployment benefits on principle -- particularly the principle ...

80,000 Michigans To Lose Unemployment Benefits Without An Extension

Connie Cuellar | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Connie Cuellar

With some 80,000 Michigans looking at a March 6 deadline to lose their unemployment checks, Michigan. Rep. Candice Miller said today that she will support a 2012 extension of unemployment benefits and the full year extension of the payroll tax credit.

Arthur Delaney

Party Leaders Quiet About Proposal To Drug Test The Jobless | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Republicans proposed drug testing the unemployed last week, both Republican and Democratic leaders in Washington have been quiet o...

Arthur Delaney

Democrats Introduce Bill To Preserve Jobless Benefits Through Next Year | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce legislation on Thursday to reauthorize federal jobless benefits through ne...

Unemployment Extension 2010: What You NEED To Know About Congressional Dithering On Benefits (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel & Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress allowed extended benefits for people who've been out of work for longer than six months to lapse at the beginning of June. Since then, Senate...