The GOP's New Battleground: Lower and Middle Income America

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In his State of the Union message, the President bragged about record economic growth and said, "middle class economics works." But average American incomes haven't gone up significantly since 1973 — and Republican politicians have noticed. Will they try to steal the issue from Democrats in the presidential campaign?

Also, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch faces the Senate. On today's Talking Point, why is China building islands in the South China Sea?

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