Major Wall Street Analytics Firm Predicts Across-the-Board, Better Economic Recovery If Biden, Dems Sweep Elections

Photo credit: Spencer Platt, Getty Images. A major Wall Street analytics firm released its financial forecast…

U.S. Unemployment Drops to 8.4 Percent Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, As Nearly 1.4 Million Jobs Added in August

Nearly 1.4 million jobs were added to the U.S. economy in August amid the coronavirus pandemic…

Fixing unemployment insurance shouldn’t be so hard

One of the underlying issues that surfaced during our nation’s response to this economic crisis is…

Trump Says He’d Support Allowing Continued Unemployment Benefits Even If States Don’t Pay Any of the Costs

Sunday, President Donald Trump signed a memorandum supporting an additional unemployment benefit but also saying that…

CNN’s Dana Bash Grills Kudlow Over Trump Executive Actions: ‘So You Don’t Know’ Which States Can Pay for Jobless Benefits?

CNN’s Dana Bash had a grueling interview with National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow as she…

ABC’s Raddatz Challenges Mnuchin on Calling Unemployment Benefits a ‘Disincentive’ to Finding Work

ABC’s Martha Raddatz challenged Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin for claiming that unemployment benefits in the midst…

‘Shocking and Disgusting Slap in the Face’: Chris Hayes Roasts GOP Leadership for Adjourning Senate as Unemployment, Eviction Relief Expires

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes excoriated the Senate Republican leadership over adjourning that chamber for a three-day weekend…

New Pandemic Stimulus Package Expected to Include A Second $1,200 Check

As the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic continues, some help may be coming. White…

Congressional GOP Reportedly Looking to Cut Weekly Unemployment Bonus From $600 to $100, Sparking Outrage: ‘They Just Don’t Give a Sh*t’

The Congressional Republicans’ plan to cut the coronavirus-crisis weekly unemployment bonus from $600 to $100 elicited…

Trump Touts Improved Jobs Numbers, But Economists Warn Trouble Ahead in July

Photo by taxrebate.org.uk via Flickr. Two competing narratives emerged regarding the U.S. economy Friday morning: unemployment…

Trump at Jobs Presser: Hopefully George Floyd is ‘Looking Down Right Now, Saying This is a Great Thing’

In President Donald Trump‘s surprise press conference lauding May’s jobs report as America’s “greatest comeback in…

Trump Shuts Down Reporter for Asking About Unemployed Americans: ‘Just a Rude Person, You Are’

President Donald Trump shut down a reporter who asked why he hadn’t yet revealed a plan…

You Think This is Bad? Trump Economist Predicts Eye-Popping Unemployment for Next Month

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett told CNN’s Poppy Harlow Friday morning that he expects the next…

‘Over Our Dead Bodies’: Lindsey Graham Vows GOP Will Fight Attempts to Extend Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) staked out radical opposition to any extension of the federal government’s extra $600…

‘A Brutal Wipeout’: Shocking New Job Numbers Push Unemployment Claims to Over 30 Million

Cable news hosts, journalists, and politicians responded with shock and awe to the news Thursday that…

KY Gov. Apologizes After Accusing Real Resident Named Tupac Shakur of Being a Prankster Filing False Unemployment Claim

Governor Andy Beshear (D- Kentucky) wasn’t happy yesterday with people filing for unemployment in the state…

JUST IN: 4.4 Million New Unemployment Claims Filed This Week Bringing Total to More Than 26 Million During Coronavirus Outbreak

David McNew/Getty Images A total of 4.4 million new unemployment claims were filed in the United…

Trump Announces Plan for Gradual Re-Opening, Says 29 States May End Lockdown ‘Relatively Soon’

President Donald Trump unveiled an ambitious but very broadly sketched out White House plan for how…

Billionaire Restaurant CEO Tells Fox News He Did His 45,000 Employees a ‘Favor’ by Furloughing Them So Quickly

The billionaire owner of the Landry’s restaurant empire told Fox News that his move to swiftly…

BREAKING: U.S. Unemployment Claims Top 16 Million in 3 Weeks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus nears an expected peak, new unemployment claims numbered in the millions for the…