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Conservatives Say Cutting Unemployment Benefits Boosted the Jobs Numbers. This Chart Says Otherwise.
July 07, 2014

The evidence suggests that the end of unemployment benefits had little effect on long-term unemployment.

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Depressed. Here's How We Can Help Them.
June 09, 2014

A subsidized employment program would help get the long-term unemployed back to work.

Republicans Are Making the Long-Term Unemployed as Desperate as Possible
June 04, 2014

The Senate deal on unemployment insurance is just about dead.

Eric Cantor: I'm Fine With Deficit-Raising Tax Cuts, But Not Unemployment Insurance
May 06, 2014

The House majority leader's stance is the height of hypocrisy.

The Real Reason Conservatives Oppose Renewing Unemployment Insurance
They don't want to spend the money
April 28, 2014

They're placing an insurmountable level of proof on the liberal position.

Conservatives Miss the Main Liberal Argument on Unemployment Benefits—the One That's Proving Correct
April 23, 2014

It's only three months of evidence so far, but it supports the liberal position.

Conservatives' Bogus New 'Proof' that Jobless Benefits Hurt the Economy
April 10, 2014

Conservatives are prematurely saying their theory is correct, but the data doesn't back them up.