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Arthur Delaney

Conservatives Spike Football On Unemployment Benefits Debate | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Responding to good news about the economy last week, influential conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer declared conservatives had w...

The April Jobs Report in Pictures

Chad Stone | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Chad Stone

Businesses reported strong payroll growth in April. The separate household survey, however, showed that all of the decline in the unemployment rate to 6.3 percent was due to a drop in labor force participation.

Emergency Jobless Benefits Cut-Off Has Hit Nearly 200,000 Veterans and Counting

Arloc Sherman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Arloc Sherman

Congress should act quickly to reauthorize EUC retroactively.  That would restore benefits to those 200,000 and keep the total number of vets -- and other long-term unemployed workers -- denied emergency jobless benefits from continuing to grow.

Don't Leave the Unemployed Out in the Cold

Elyssa Koidin Schmier | Posted 03.09.2014 | Impact
Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Members of Congress return to Washington, D.C. this week. Their number one priority must be to extend EUC for the millions of jobless workers struggling to make ends meet.

Congress Should Restore Federal Jobless Benefits

Chad Stone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Chad Stone

Congress can redress a serious problem that it created last month by quickly enacting legislation, from Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-N...

Congress Must Extend Unemployment Insurance: Here's Another Reason Why

Chuck Marr | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Chuck Marr

We and others warned a year ago that letting the payroll tax expire would hurt the economy.  Policymakers ignored those warnings, and in a new analys...

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

Katy Hall | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Millions of long-term jobless Americans will see their federal unemployment insurance disappear between Christmas and the end of March, according to t...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Benefits Set To Expire For 1.3 Million At End Of Year | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a million Americans will lose unemployment insurance at the end of the year unless Congress takes action, according to a worke...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Set For Another Unemployment Fight: 'Congress Cannot Screw This Up Again' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate is all set for another fight to reauthorize extended unemployment benefits and other domestic aid provisions that will expire unless Congre...

Arthur Delaney

200,000 To Lose Unemployment Benefits This Week | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 200,000 laid-off workers will prematurely lose their unemployment benefits this week thanks to Kentucky Republican Sen. Jim Bunning's surly ...