Finds Record Gap Between Rich
data shows families of
all income levels had
tepid earnings in 2009.
The poorest Americans
took a larger hit:
Last year, the
of Americans earning
a year received
of all income generated
in the U.S. Those below
the poverty line
"Income inequality is
rising, and if we took
into account tax data,
it would be even more,"
said Timothy Smeeding
"More than other
countries, we have a
very unequal income
compensation goes to the
top in a
"It's certainly going to take a while for people to recover," said Rea Hederman, Jr. from The Heritage Foundation.
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