Thu, 2 January 2014
The recent budget deal had plenty for war contractors, but jobless Americans were left in the cold. For them, it's going to be a very Unhappy New Year. Christmas is over, but the tree won’t be the only thing kicked to the curb with the new year. As of December 28, long-term unemployed Americans will lose some or all of their already paltry benefits, courtesy of Scrooges on Capitol Hill.