White House Offers Help For Long-Term Jobless

White House Offers Help For Long-Term Jobless

Find out how President Obama hopes to give the unemployed a leg up. ...

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Gratitude? Fuggedaboutit

Gratitude? Fuggedaboutit

Why don't Democrats get any credit for the surging economy? ...

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New York Times To Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs In Streamlining

New York Times To Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs In Streamlining

The New York Times is cutting a record high of jobs from the newsroom, amounting to 7.5 percent of the newsroom staff. ...

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Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

The percentage of unemployed workers receiving unemployment insurance (UI) has reached its lowest point since 1987, according to the Economic Policy Institute. During the Great Re ...

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Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary spoke at a panel for the Center for American Progress. ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

The Labor of Department released data to dispute the idea that increases in minimum wage would lead to a loss of jobs. ...

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Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

By Maura Lerner, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number ...

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Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, Los Angeles Times The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the typical household income barely budged in a si ...

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