middle income persons

Extinction Rebellion has race problem, critics say

Last month angry commuters dragged two Extinction Rebellion protesters off the top of trains at a tube station in a working class, historically poor district of east London during morning rush hour. The demonstrators were trying to force the British government to take action on the climate crisis.

More tax cuts and negative rates: Trump reveals 2020 economy push

In his mostly scripted speech to the Economic Club of New York, the president revealed both his impeachment counter-programming and his re-election theme for 2020. The president's message to New York's financial elite: The economy is booming because of Trump. You may not like him, but you can't afford not to vote for him.

Joe Biden releases labor plan in middle-class pitch

Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan Friday that aims to protect workers' rights and to strengthen unions and collective bargaining efforts as he tries to persuade voters he's the best presidential candidate to fight for the labor community.

Trump again dangles a promise of tax cuts

President Donald Trump is reviving last year's promise to slash taxes for America's middle class as he seeks to bolster his reelection bid against Democratic pledges to help people suffering under piles of student loan debt and wrestling to pay oversized medical bills.

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris released a health care plan on Monday that would put the US on the path toward a government-backed health insurance system but stops short of completely eliminating private insurance.

Kamala Harris says Trump 'needs to go back where he came from'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris in an interview with CNN on Tuesday responded to President Donald Trump's racist attack on four Democratic congresswomen of color by saying he "needs to go back where he came from and leave that office."

Trump concedes there will be no new tax cut ahead of midterms

President Donald Trump repeated Monday that he plans to offer a new tax cut plan before the midterms, even though no one seems to know what it will look like or how it might get through a Congress that only barely managed to pass his signature plan last year.