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President Donald Trump listens during an event called "Kids First: Getting America's Children Safely Back to School" in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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AP News
August 13, 2020 - 9:36 am
Americans counting on emergency coronavirus aid from Washington may have to wait until fall.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News
August 13, 2020 - 9:31 am
The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago.
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A sign advertises hiring of temporary associates at a Pier 1 retail store, which is going out of business, during the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
AP News
August 07, 2020 - 9:31 am
The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June.
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FILE - Alaska Airlines said over 300 employees among the company's workforce in Anchorage may lose their jobs on Oct. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News
August 06, 2020 - 9:23 am
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week.
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
August 01, 2020 - 10:15 am
Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit
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Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., leave a news conference after a Republican luncheon, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP News
July 24, 2020 - 4:26 pm
White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid in virus bill
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Motorists take part in a caravan protest in front of Senator John Kennedy's office at the Hale Boggs Federal Building asking for the extension of the $600 in unemployment benefits to people out of work because of the coronavirus in New Orleans, La. Wednes
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AP News
July 24, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Extra unemployment aid expires as virus threatens new states
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020, file photo a For Rent sign hangs on a closed shop during the coronavirus pandemic in Miami Beach, Fla.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
AP News
July 24, 2020 - 8:12 am
AP-NORC poll: Optimism fades jobs lost to virus will return
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Special events workers who were forced out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic marched Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Salt Lake City.
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
AP News
July 23, 2020 - 11:08 am
Virus sends jobless claims up for first time since March
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Man fills in Unemployment benefits application form.
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July 16, 2020 - 8:46 pm
Virginia lawmakers weigh in with unemployment concerns
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