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The relationship between marriage and income: Jason Deparle captions: While the decline of two-parent families is most striking in the bottom quarter, that is a familiar story and had largely occurred by 1990. Much of the recent growth has occurred...
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Chart Of The Day

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan

The majority of Americans make more money than their parents: A big caveat: Despite making more money than their parents, the bottom three income quintiles have all amassed less wealth. Only the top two income quintiles have done be...


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