Pelosi and other leaders will speak around 12:15 p.m. ET today. Watch live here.
By Joshua Barajas
The plan nearly doubles the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for families. This basically increases the amount of personal income that is tax-free.
By Associated Press
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and businesses.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Michael D. Regan
“We have lost our manufacturing base and it’s an issue that has got to be dealt with,” Sanders told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff in an interview Tuesday.
By Jessica Yarvin
By Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider
Why are so many Americans still feeling so financially insecure? Economists Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider followed 235 low- and moderate-income households for a full year to understand why.
Nearly 40 percent of adults under 65 carry medical debt, and many of them are middle class. When they don't pay their bills, hospitals must eat the cost.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.
A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. economy. The report asserts that the American middle class is gradually shrinking, the seven-year economic recovery is starting to slow and the pronounced…
Aaron and Mary Murray are middle-class Americans, but they don’t feel like it: though the two teachers make a combined $90,000 a year, they still live paycheck-to-paycheck. Even something as mundane as a stranger accidentally sideswiping their car can put…
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