By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 07:02 PM
The median American household saw its wealth decline by more than one-third in the past decade, according to a new estimate published by the Russell Sage Foundation.
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 04:08 PM
Obama has deployed a variety of catch phrases -- with mixed results -- to brandish his populist credentials. Here are the 10 that have gained the most traction.
07/24/14 01:31 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday in its annual...
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 09:03 PM
Nearly seven in 10 Republicans don't believe they could live on the nation's $7.25 minimum wage, but only 37 percent support raising it to $10.10, says a new poll.
07/17/14 01:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...
07/12/14 01:45 PM
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be a handyman's special. A town where the thrift shop is stocked with donations of designer dresses and handbags. But Southampton, with its privet hedges, pristine beaches and some estates costing tens...
By Larry Elder | 07/10/14 10:48 AM
The stock market reached a record high last week, closing over 17,000 for the first time. Good news, of course. As President John F. Kennedy famously said, "A rising tide lifts all boats." But it sure helps if you own a boat.
By Becket Adams | 07/07/14 05:17 PM
The nation's wealthiest ZIP codes are concentrated mostly on the coasts, with California and New England playing host to some serious cash, according to a new report from the Atlantic's CityLab.
By Washington Examiner | 06/23/14 06:16 PM
Former Secretary of State and presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was challenged in an interview published over the weekend by the British Guardian newspaper to establish her credibility -- as a multi-millionaire -- on the issue of income inequality. Clinton...
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/23/14 03:19 PM
President Obama on Monday announced plans to sign a presidential memorandum aimed at easing workplace struggles for working families.
By Ashe Schow | 06/23/14 01:44 PM
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/23/14 11:06 AM
"It's about creating policies to allow your worker to balance family and work," the vice president said. "And it's never going to be an absolute balance, but in a way that's better for them.
By Becket Adams | 06/23/14 10:58 AM
Walmart took a red pen to a recent New York Times op-ed and issued a pretty scathing rebuttal.
By Becket Adams | 06/23/14 08:47 AM
Hillary Clinton may be a millionaire several times over, but she's not that "well-off." At least, she doesn't think so, and said as much during an interview to promote her new book, Hard Choices.
By Noemie Emery | 07/29/14
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