By Rebecca Leber on January 22, 2014
Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) office averted responsibility to help the jobless when labor activists asked for action on unemployment benefits.
By Bryce Covert on January 15, 2014
The long-term unemployed are outraged by Congressional inaction, and the anger reaches across party lines.
By Rebecca Leber on January 14, 2014
The governor claimed that gutting the state's unemployment benefits has sent people back to where "they came from" because they moved to the state to collect "very generous benefits."
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By Bryce Covert on January 14, 2014
An agreement to extend long-term unemployment benefits failed over an argument about the amendments process.
By Bryce Covert on January 13, 2014
The lapse in unemployment benefits could have severe consequences for millions of children.
Florida residents filing for unemployment benefits have flooded the governor's office with thousands of complaints.
By Aviva Shen on January 8, 2014
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) is forcing a choice between extending a lifeline for unemployed Americans and taking one away from the children of undocumented immigrants.
By Rebecca Leber on January 8, 2014
The Florida senator voted against advancing a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits that expired for 73,000 people in his state.
By Alan Pyke on January 8, 2014
One of the only state bans on hiring discrimination against the jobless just got court approval.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 8, 2014
Republicans are learning how to message -- but their resistance to extending unemployment benefits isn't shifting.