Sixteen thousand participants, in a post-State-of-the-Union phone conference Wednesday night, discussed a Women's Economic Agenda for the nation.
Here the big question on the minds of most working people I talk to: is the talk of economic recovery from the 2008 depression BS? or for real?
The unemployment rate ended up at 6.7 percent in December, down from 7.9 percent at the end of 2012 and 0.3 percent but only because more than half a million people stopped looking for work altogether, leaving 12.3 million officially une3mployed..
"It is fiscally irresponsible not to extend unemployment benefits. The long-run cost to the taxpayers will be much higher from disconnecting people from the labor market."