In the US, the gap is widening fast between fewer and fewer rich people and everyone else. Do Americans care? Do they believe everyone's getting their just deserts? Also, abortion and the federal budget talks, and in Wisconsin, a disputed election with shades of the recounts for Al Franken in Minnesota and George W. Bush in Florida.
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