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Rising riches: 1 in 5 in US reaches affluence

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just the wealthiest 1 percent. Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding outsize influence on America's economy and politics. This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality. The growing numbers of the U.S. poor have been well documented, but survey data provided to The...