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Sam Stein

Unemployed Americans Increasingly Frustrated With Congressional Inaction | Sam Stein | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Senate Democrats fell just one vote short of advancing a bill to restore long-term unemployment insurance last Thursday, Russ Holto...

Senate Voting On Key Extension

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The new year looks a lot like the old one in the Senate, with Democrats scratching for vote...

High Stakes For U.S. Families Losing Unemployment Benefits

AP | AMY TAXIN and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider se...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Secretary Chides State For 'Grievous Blow' To Unemployment | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Labor Department has warned North Carolina legislators that their controversial plan to slash unemployment benefits will cost t...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Bill Would Cost State $600 Million In Federal Benefits | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

North Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill that would slash unemployment benefits and cause the state to lose roughly $600 million worth of exten...

Arthur Delaney

Turbulent Times For Unemployment Insurance | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

When Sean Davis of Lunenburg, Mass. lost his Census job in October 2010, he figured he'd be able to claim unemployment insurance for 99 weeks. That's ...

Class Warfare: John Kerry & Other Senators Hold Unemployed Hostage to a Tax Break for the Rich!

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

The first news I read this morning was a very depressing New York Times editorial. Here's what I learned from the sobering statistics in this ...