Gap Between Rich and Poor in America

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Source: Congressional Budget Office

THE RICH GET RICHER Since 1979, the poor the bottom fifth of the population by income have had remarkably stagnant earnings (adjusted for inflation). Meanwhile, income for the top 1 percent of earners has soared.