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New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJ

Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.

12/16/2010

New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Calls On Lawmakers To Extend Jobless Benefits

Gillibrand held a news conference to encourage federal lawmakers to extend long-term unemployment benefits through the end of 2011.

12/06/2010

Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Rise In Unemployment Takes Toll On New Yorkers

The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high, as hiring slowed.

12/03/2010

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is seen outside St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Apr 4, 2010 - Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Dolan Stays Out Of Unemployment Debate

With two million Americans losing their unemployment benefits just as the holidays are arriving, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is taking a nuanced position.

12/02/2010

Unemployment, not hiring

Q&A: A Look At Jobless Aid Set To Expire

Nearly 2 million Americans will stop getting unemployment checks next month — unless Congress votes to renew extended jobless benefits by Nov. 30. Here’s a guide to unemployed benefits and the looming aid cutoff.

CBS New York–11/30/2010

Job seeker Stephanie Wright is seen at a career fair - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 7, 2010 - Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

151,000 Jobs Added In October; Rate Holds

Employers added the most jobs in five months in October, with the education and health care sectors leading the way.

11/05/2010

Job seekers line up at a job fair at the Hotel Pennsylvania - New York, NY - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

95,000 Jobs Lost; Unemployment Rate Steady

A wave of government layoffs last month outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation’s payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs.

10/08/2010