By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 7, 2014
Mitch McConnell suggests that Democrats should agree to a one-year delay of Obamacare's individual mandate.
By Aviva Shen on January 3, 2014
Unemployment benefits expired at the end of December, leaving a billion-dollar hole in the economy.
By Bryce Covert on December 28, 2013
Unemployment benefits expired on Saturday for those who have been out of work for six months or more.
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By Alan Pyke on December 26, 2013
Federal unemployment benefits that keep long-term jobless people off the streets expire on Saturday. Most Americans want the program restored.
By Igor Volsky on December 18, 2013
The conservative case for extending unemployment benefits.
By Bryce Covert on December 18, 2013
Native Americans have 31 percent lower odds of being employed than their white peers.
By Alan Pyke on December 17, 2013
Despite evidence that credit reports are useless for hiring decisions, employers still rely on them. Sen. Warren and others want to end the practice.
By Alan Pyke on December 12, 2013
With deadlines looming, Congress needs to take two simple steps (and hold off on a third) to avoid inflicting needless economic pain on millions.
By Bryce Covert on December 9, 2013
A failure to reauthorize the federal unemployment benefits program would also reduce GDP.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he only supports unemployment benefits up to 26 weeks.