By Bryce Covert on January 13, 2014
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.
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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.
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.
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.