Katie Pavlich

New unemployment claims jumped up 1,000 to 427,000 last week according to the Labor Department. Economists predicted unemployment claims would drop. Manufacturing is slowing, consumer spending is down and the housing market is still crashing. New unemployment claims per week have stayed above 400,000 for 9 straight weeks. Currently, 7.6 million Americans are collecting unemployment benefits while 14 million Americans are out of work.

Katie Pavlich

Katie Pavlich is the Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is a New York Times Best Selling author. Her new book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, will be published on July 8, 2014.

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