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Four unemployed Americans Congress is leaving behind

Published December 19, 2013 8:54 am
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On Dec. 28, about 1.3 million people who have been unemployed for six months or longer will lose the federal benefits they rely on to get by.Congress is heading home for the holidays after letting a program expire that pays benefits to unemployed Americans when their state benefits run out, usually after six months.They are the long-term unemployed, and among the millions of Americans searching for jobs that simply don't exist."Right now there are 2.9 people looking for work for ...View "4 unemployed Americans Congress is leaving behind" on Spundge




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