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3 years 6 months ago

Obama calls on GOP to fight for middle class

DETROIT (AP) - President Barack Obama says Republicans should prove they'll fight as hard to cut taxes for the middle class as they do for profitable oil companies and the wealthiest Americans. Obama gave a partial preview of Thursday's big jobs speech before Congress at a union-sponsored Labor Day rally...

4 years 9 months ago

CSU tuition break in the works for next year

Colorado State University is offering tuition breaks to students from the middle class. System chancellor Joe Blake says Colorado undergraduate students whose families earn up to $57,000 a year will get half off their tuition beginning next year. Blake says those students will save about $2,600 a year,...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama to announce aid for middle class

President Barack Obama is set to announce a series of economic initiatives aimed at helping struggling middle class families. The proposals, to be announced Monday, include a doubling of the child care tax credit, caps on student loan payments, and aid for families taking care of elderly relatives. The plan...

5 years 5 months ago

Health care bills could mean hardship for many

Many middle-class Americans would still struggle to pay for health insurance despite efforts by President Barack Obama and Democrats to make coverage more affordable. The legislation advancing in Congress would require all Americans to get insurance - through an employer, a government program or by buying it themselves. But...

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