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Obama Highlights Growing US Income Gap

Recent government surveys in the United States show that the income gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else is growing.  A Congressional Budget Office survey found that the wealthiest one percent increased their income by 275 percent over the past 30 years, compared to less than 40 percent for the vast majority of the U.S. middle class.  President Barack Obama intends to focus on the widening income gap in Tuesday’s State of the Union address. From wealthy...

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