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Unemployment States

Congress Hurts Unemployed With Huge Lapse

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

A record-low 25 percent of unemployed Americans will receive benefits now that Congress has allowed the federal program to expire, according to data f...

10 U.S. States With the Highest Unemployment Rates

InvestingAnswers | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

While some states have moved forward and even experienced the beginning of an economic recovery, the residents of these 10 states are still dealing with uncharacteristically high levels of unemployment.

Unemployment Rate Rises In Majority Of U.S. States

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in June, evidence that slower hiring is affecting many parts of the countr...

Unemployment Rate Falls In Two-Third Of U.S. States

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's states last month, the latest evidence that the strengthening economy is e...

WATCH: A Frightening Look At How Unemployment Has Spread

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This disturbing graphic, by Latoya Eguwuekwe, charts the rise of unemployment across the U.S. from 2007 on. (Hat tip to Daily Kos, which posted it ear...