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Arthur Delaney

People On Unemployment Think Congress Is Just 'Playing Games' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Thursday that Americans are paying unusually close attention to the fiscal cliff debate in Congr...

Latinos Less Likely To Receive Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Even as rightwing pundits like Ann Coulter and Bill O’Reilly paint the Latino community as over-reliant on government, a new study highlights that H...

Two-Month Extension of UI and the Payroll Tax Cut Is Inadequate

Rep. Sandy Levin | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics
Rep. Sandy Levin

The American people digging out of the deepest recession in decades deserve much more certainty and compassion about their economic distress.

It's the Great Recession -- Not the Great Vacation -- That's Responsible for High Unemployment

Chad Stone | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Chad Stone

Two competing narratives frame the debate about why unemployment remains so high even though the economy has been growing for more than two years.

Arthur Delaney

A 99er Gets Hired In North Carolina | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

Before landing a full-time job that started last week, Ali Braswell didn't think she could make September's rent. She'd started scoping out storage op...

Peaceful Revolution: Congress: Include Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act in the Recovery Package!

Elizabeth Lower-Basch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Lower-Basch

Astonishingly enough, what the government often does is give breaks to everyone except the people who need them the most. Less than 40 percent of unemployed workers receive UI benefits.