Heidi Shierholz

Economist, Economic Policy Institute

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Economist with the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think-tank in Washington, DC

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This week, two senators introduced a bipartisan plan to renew long term unemployment benefits for the more than 3 million Americans still looking for work.

A Slower Recovery for Older Workers

This week, two senators introduced a bipartisan plan to renew long term unemployment benefits for the more than 3 million Americans still looking for work.

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Obama Renews Focus on Economy as Partisan Battles Loom

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The National Bureau of Economic Research said today the Great Recession that started in December 2007  officially ended  in June of last year.

Census Bureau Says One in Seven Americans Lives in Poverty

The National Bureau of Economic Research said today the Great Recession that started in December 2007 officially ended in June of last year.

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