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Ending Long-Term Jobless Benefits Would Hurt Economy

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — A tax cut that reaches 160 million Americans and government aid for the long-term unemployed will expire at the end of the year &nd...

Michael McAuliff

Super Committee Fails: Panel's End Run Around Democracy Fizzles | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ill-conceived scheme to make an end run around public opposition to major spending cuts to entitlement and social programs has founde...