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99ers and the Long-term Unemployed Are the Elephants in the Economic Recovery Room

Michael Thornton | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics
Michael Thornton

Job growth is important, but it's also important to realize the hole that needs to be filled. Since February 2010, 1.8 million jobs have been created, but 8.8 million jobs were lost prior to that period. That's a shortage of 7 million.

Arthur Delaney

Bill To Help Long-Term Jobless Overshadowed By Bill That Could Cut Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After some encouraging signs that Republicans might cooperate with them, the two House Democrats trying to give the long-term jobless ex...

Arthur Delaney

WATCH: GOP Leaders Spare A Moment To Chat Unemployment

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of an important and uncertain vote to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, Republican leaders in the U.S....

Arthur Delaney

Bill To Help 99ers Deemed Too Costly In White House Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a meeting last week with President Obama, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus discussed a bill that would give another 14 ...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Leaders Agree To Meet With Dems To Discuss Bill For Long-Term Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives have agreed to meet with two Democrats to discuss longshot legislation for the long-t...