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For this November's elections, the Democrats have portrayed themselves as the party of the middle class.

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For this November's elections, the Democrats have portrayed themselves as the party of the middle class.

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The Democrats' top strategy for the November elections was to extend Bush-era tax cuts for incomes under $250,000, allowing increases for the richest Americans.

Barack Obama, the Democrats and the Middle Class

The Democrats' top strategy for the November elections was to extend Bush-era tax cuts for incomes under $250,000, allowing increases for the richest Americans.

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A  new survey  by the Pew Research Center says that more than half of the nation's working adults have been directly hit by the recession.

The Great Recession: Counting Costs, Contemplating Change

A new survey by the Pew Research Center says that more than half of the nation's working adults have been directly hit by the recession.

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