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The Great Betrayal of Middle America

To America’s vast midsection, Trump represented a beacon of hope. Yet in barely six months, Trump is emerging as the latest politician to betray middle America.
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If you listen to California’s many boosters, things have never been so good. And, to be sure, since 2011, the state appears to have gained its economic footing, and outperformed many of its rivals.

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Report on The New American Heartland

The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.

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