middle class

Clinton Linking Campaign To Middle Class Struggles Despite Few Of Her OwnHillary Rodham Clinton is putting everyday Americans at the center of her first major campaign speech for the Democratic presidential nomination as she connects the Depression-era struggles of her mother to the challenges facing those who helped the nation recover from the Great Recession.
Clinton: 'Time To Make The Words Middle Class Mean Something Again'
IRS Analysis: Wealthy Giving Less to CharityEven as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Biden: US Needs More Fairness, 'Cut Middle Class Back Into The Deal'Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation's economic recovery.
Gansler Proposes Middle Class Tax Cut Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is proposing a middle class tax cut, as Maryland's primary in the governor's race is less than two weeks away.
Obama: Rising College Costs, Loans Have Trapped US Middle ClassPresident Barack Obama says the rising costs of college have left America's middle class feeling trapped. He says no hard-working youngster in America should be priced out of a higher education.
Study: Academic, Behavior Gap Leaves Boys Further Behind Girls In US EconomyThe behavioral and academic gap between boys and girls has grown larger than divides between rich and poor, and even race, with experts saying the widening gender gap has created a “crisis” that is hurting the U.S. economy.
Obama Proposes 'Grand Bargain' For JobsPresident Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments.
Obama Set To Begin Middle-Class Jobs Tour Around The CountryAiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that quickly became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.
Pew: Wealthy Getting Wealthier While Bottom 93 Percent Lose Net WorthA recent study conducted by Pew Research's Social & Demographic Trends division has found that the nation's economic recovery has largely benefited America's wealthiest citizens.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Plans Book On Middle Class U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren already is the author or co-author of nine books, but she has a lot more to write about.
Obama: Government Needs To Build 'Ladders Of Opportunity'President Barack Obama was wrapping up his post-State of the Union tour by talking about how government can build "ladders of opportunity" into the middle class.