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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.

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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.

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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."