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WASHINGTON (AP) — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A typical middle-income family making $40,000 to $64,000 a year could see its taxes go up by $2,000 next year if lawmakers fail to renew a lengthy roster of tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year, according to a new report...
Tags: Washington, DC, Barack Obama
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Campaign cash from outside political groups is flooding into conservative states with close Senate races like Indiana, Arizona and Montana, where residents are more accustomed to local news promos between football games than...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Wednesday spurned Indiana's efforts to recoup roughly $170 million from IBM Corp. over its failed effort to overhaul the state's welfare system as part of a broader privatization push that was an early hallmark of...
Over the last four years, there has been a strange irony. One of the greatest speakers of our era has largely kept silent about one of the signature aspects of his presidency. Under President Obama's leadership, U.S. civilian intelligence agencies...
He’s one of two surviving founders of the Islamic Republic, head of the Expediency Council that supervises all branches of government and has already served two terms as Iranian head of state. But the Islamic conservatives who vet presidential...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The works do seem to be "gummed up" on Capitol Hill. And President Barack Obama isn't the only one to say so. Yet despite years of hand-wringing in both parties, little progress has been made toward changing congressional rules on...
The Hartford CourantMetro Hartford's suburbs have among the lowest poverty rates of the largest 100 U.S. urban areas and is in the middle of the pack in growth of suburban poverty, a new report shows. But the region, which includes Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties,...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The number of people living in poverty in U.S. suburbs surpassed the number of poor in cities over the past decade, driven by strong growth in overall suburban populations, according to an analysis released on Monday. The...
Tags: Poverty, Social Issues
Once considered the definition of the middle-class American dream, the suburbs are now home to a larger, faster-growing poor population than urban areas, according to a new analysis. During the 2000s, the number of poor living in U.S. suburbs grew by 64...
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people living in poverty in U.S. suburbs surpassed the number of poor in cities over the past decade, driven by strong growth in overall suburban populations, according to an analysis released on Monday. The change is...
Tags: Social Issues, Poverty
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