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Income & Poverty

Updated: November 25, 2015

Annual analysis of the Census Bureau’s family income data.

The middle-class economic squeeze is not about rising federal taxes | 10:27 am, November 25, 2015
Policymakers and candidates for office have reacted to rising inequality and near-stagnant wages in recent decades by promising to either cut or hold the line on federal taxes for “middle-class” families (and they tend to define “middle-class” awfully liberally, often lumping in those with incomes higher than 98 percent of American households).

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