Unemployment Benefits

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.

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.

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.

The Senate Has a Deal on Unemployment Benefits. Here's What You Need to Know.
March 13, 2014

The deal is a big step forward, but many steps remain before the people who need this assistance can finally get it.