unemployment benefits extension

Unemployment Insurance Deal Means The Fight Is On
Congress: Stop stalling and sign the discharge petition. Reinstate unemployment benefits. Read more...
Will Senators Like Mark Kirk Finally Wise Up About UE Benefits?
Ted Drost, 47, is a lifelong Republican among the close to 2 million long-term unemployed people who were cut off from emergency unemployment benefits starting on December 28. Read more...
WSJ's Freeman Praises NC Gov For 'Politically Courageous' Cuts To Unemployment Benefits
The beatings will continue until morale improves. Read more...
Pete Sessions Is A Shameless GOP Hypocrite. But That's Redundant!
Remember "jobs, jobs, jobs"? All we got out of a Republican House were a bunch of red-meat bills about abortion, ACORN and guns. Read more...
Senate Advances Unemployment Benefits, Obama Pushes Congressional Passage
The bill will bring back unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans that expired on December 28 and extend them for three months. Read more...

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Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chairwoman
Janet Yellen is the first female chair of the Fed in its 100-year history. Read more...
Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-Wall Street) apparently thinks that the Democrats got everything they wanted in this agreement President Obama made with the Republican leadership... tax cuts and more tax cuts. And we got an extension of some Read more...
Oh what a lovely bunch we've got here. Fox's weekend carry over from their sister network Fox Business, Cashin' In hosted a panel segment on the problem we have with long term unemployment. Apparently the problem is not as Susie rightfully noted Read more...
Speaker of the House John Boehner in a recent candid moment. So of course the Senate GOP (with help from five Dems, including Russ Feingold) blocked a vote on the tax cuts for the middle class. And now, there's this news that says there's a Read more...
If there's one thing I know about being poor, it's the cascading effect that even a week without cash flow can trigger. Late charges, reinstatement fees, bounced checks... it gets to the point where you're really behind the eight-ball. That's Read more...