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Map created by Movoto showing the wealthiest Americans, state by state. (Credit: Movoto)

Movoto Map Shows Nats Owner as Wealthiest Maryland Resident

An interactive map created by Movoto shows the wealthiest Americans by state, and Nationals owner Ted Lerner made the list.

08/03/2014

Massive Snow Storm Slams DMV

Party of the Rich: In Congress, It’s the Democrats

Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It’s a label that has stuck for decades, and you’re hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP opposition to raising the minimum wage and extending unemployment benefits.

03/31/2014

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Wealth Gap is Widest in D.C., Other Affluent US Cities

The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States’ most prosperous and largest cities.

02/20/2014

Screen capture of a chart indicating changes in net worth per household. (Credit: pewsocialtrends.org)

Pew: Wealthy Getting Wealthier While Bottom 93 Percent Lose Net Worth

A 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.

04/25/2013

China's new leader Xi Jinping pledged a cleaner, more efficient government Sunday as the country's ceremonial legislature wrapped up a pivotal session that installed the latest generation of communist leaders in a once-a-decade transfer of power. (Photo credit should read GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s New Communist Leader Pledges Cleaner Government, Narrower Gap Between Wealthy And Poor

China’s new leader Xi Jinping pledged a cleaner, more efficient government Sunday as the country’s ceremonial legislature wrapped up a pivotal session that installed the latest generation of communist leaders in a once-a-decade transfer of power.

03/16/2013

File photo of GOP presumptive nominee Mitt Romney. (credit: Getty Images)

Trying To See Into The Heart Of The GOP Candidate

Long before Mitt Romney became the millionaire candidate from Massachusetts, he was his father’s son, weeding the garden in the upscale suburb of Detroit where he grew up. He hated the chore. But he idolized the man who made him do it — George Romney, the outspoken, no-nonsense, auto executive turned politician.
Romney shares an uncanny physical resemblance to his father, with the same graying temples and square jaw. And their lives have followed strikingly similar paths. As young men, both spent time abroad as Mormon missionaries and then passionately pursued the women they would marry. Both were successful businessmen who made personal fortunes before moving into politics. Both were church leaders, governors and aspiring presidential candidates.

08/18/2012

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