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Post-recession, the 1 percent continue to pull away

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Things are looking bright for the 1 percent. After a recession in which all economic groups took a hit, the top income groups have enjoyed a strong recovery while the rest of Americans have not. The average real incomes of the top 1 percent of earners grew by 31 percent through 2012. The bottom 99 percent only saw gains of 0.4 percent during that period. Those statistics are from...