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Congreswoman introduces emergency jobs bill

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., plans to introduce the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act, which will put over 2 million people to work.


Facing benefit cutoff, jobless "99ers" organize

Activists note official unemployment in Connecticut has more than doubled to about 170,000 since 2007, with  no sign of improvement. It's a crisis for the entire state and demands emergency attention, they say.


Glenn Beck calls unemployed "un-American"

According to Glenn Beck the nations 1.4 million Americans who have been out of work more than 99 weeks are "a bunch of un-American losers."