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 Senate deal on unemployment insurance is just about dead.
The House majority leader's stance is the height of hypocrisy.
Conservatives are prematurely saying their theory is correct, but the data doesn't back them up.
The deal is a big step forward, but many steps remain before the people who need this assistance can finally get it.