Jobless claims continue to increase as COVID-19 cases soar


The unemployment benefits provided by the CARES Act is set to expire on Dec. 26, raising questions of whether Americans can expect an additional relief package ahead of 2021. Approximately 12 million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits if the federal government will not extend it.

Looming in the background is the now-completed presidential election, which turned into a major slugfest between President Trump and President-elect Biden over the legitimacy of the electoral outcome.

While the Trump team has made a series of allegations, major evidence has yet to be provided to prove that this indeed is the case. It is no surprise that Americans are desperate to usher in a new year that will be free from the pandemic and petty partisan politics.

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