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Arthur Delaney

Out Of 400 Amendments, Just One For The Jobless

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of the 403 amendments submitted to a stopgap budget measure to fund the government through the rest of the current fiscal year, only one mentions the ...

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House Dems To Reintroduce Longshot Bill For Long-Term Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Reps. Barbara Lee (Calif.) and Bobby Scott (Va.) are reintroducing legislation this week to provide additional weeks of unemp...

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WE HEAR YOU: Online Community Responds To 99er's Desperate Note

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Las Vegas man who's been out of work nearly two years wrote online Thursday that he's tired of being tired. "As I see my life winding down in abou...

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Legislation Aimed At Helping '99ers' Introduced In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Reps. Barbara Lee (Calif.) and Bobby Scott (Va.) introduced legislation Friday that would provide additional assistance ...

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99ers Arrested In New York Protest For Additional Weeks Of Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

Police arrested four people Friday during a small protest outside a New York City unemployment office. The protesters blocked the street to draw atten...

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99ers Legislation Blocked In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Legislation by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) to help the "99ers" -- unemployed people who've exhausted the 99 weeks of unemployment insurance availab...

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Shelley Berkley: Help For The 99ers After Current Benefits Reauthorized

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Shelley Berkley has introduced legislation to help the "99ers" -- people who haven't found work after exhausting all 99 weeks of unemployment ben...

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Tier 5: Long Odds For Legislation To Help The 99ers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are no plans in the Senate to take up legislation anytime soon to help the "99ers," people who have been unable to find work after exhausting th...

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Tier 5: Sen. Stabenow Introduces Bill To Help The 99ers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) introduced a bill Wednesday that would provide extra weeks of benefits to people who've reached the end of their unempl...

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Tier 5: Schumer Promises Legislation To Help The 99ers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Senate Democrats broke a 50-day filibuster and restored unemployment benefits to the long-term jobless, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed to do ...

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Tier 5: Congress Sends Mixed Signals About Adding More Weeks Of Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are sending mixed signals about whether they'll give the long-term jobless more help beyond the 99 weeks of unemployment benefits ava...

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Tier 5: The Despair Of The 99ers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hundreds of thousands of long-term unemployed people across the country are watching in despair as Congress limps toward a reauthorization of jobless ...

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Website Raises $1,000 To Bring 'Tier 5' Unemployment Petition To Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Issa Decker thought only friends and family would sign her online petition demanding Congress give additional weeks of unemployment benefits to the jo...

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Petition For Unemployment Benefits Goes Viral, Garners 26,000 Signatures

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Issa Decker, a laid-off schoolteacher in Marin County, Calif., expected only a few people would sign her petition on Change.org demanding extra weeks ...