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  1. democratic party
    Democrats Have a Problem. ‘Workers, Wages, Weed’ May Be the Answer.The party needs a clear national brand with strong appeal to non-college-educated voters.
  2. the top line
    Wage Growth Is Unequal in This Economy — But Not in the Way We’ve Come to ExpectWorkers at the bottom end of the scale have been doing best for a change. What’s driving it?
  3. the economy
    December Was Bad for Stocks — But Great for WorkersWages rose sharply, employers expanded payrolls way more than expected, and discouraged workers reentered the labor market.
  4. jobs report
    Jobs Report: Wages Are Rising, and Fewer Americans Are Stuck in Part-time JobsInflation is still trimming nominal pay gains. But overall, American workers are doing better than they have in a long time.
  5. Most Americans’ Wages Have Actually Declined Over the Past YearRising inflation has consumed the working class’s modest wage gains, leaving most Americans’ real incomes 0.1 percent lower than they were a year ago.
  6. Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level Since 2000 — But Wage Growth Remains TepidThe new jobs report depicts a resolutely good economy — but still not a great one.
  7. Walmart Gives Worker Bonuses, Boosts Hourly Wage to $11The country’s largest private retailer is feeling the pinch to compete.
  8. Trump’s Corporate Tax Cuts Won’t Spur CEOs to Invest, Say Group of CEOsThe public doesn’t like big corporate tax cuts. And at least one group of CEOs didn’t validate the White House’s arguments for them.
  9. U.S. Households Are Finally Making More Than They Did in 1999The median household income hit a new record in 2016 — but the American economy still isn’t great.
  10. The U.S. Economy Doesn’t Care Who’s PresidentIn June, there were an impressive 222,000 new jobs created. How much does Trump’s agenda have to do with it?
  11. Unemployment Hits 4.4 Percent, Lower Than It’s Been in a DecadeDespite the big bump in hiring, wages remained stagnant.
  12. White House Undermining Own Case for the Urgency of a Travel BanNext time Team Trump tells a court its immigration policies are a matter of immediate national security, its failure to stick to that story may hurt.
  13. Upbeat Jobs Report Is Another Sign Trump Is Wrong About the EconomyThe last bit of economic data voters will receive is modestly positive, with unemployment down and wages up.
  14. One More Reason Why 2016 May Not Be a ‘Change Election’Wages for full-time American workers just hit an all-time high.
  15. Trump’s New Anti-Immigration Pitch Makes Even Less Sense Than His Old OneIt’s unlikely to improve working-class wages or employment prospects.
  16. Wage Growth Hits Postrecession High; Income Gap Shrinks by a Full SmidgenThe median U.S. worker has seen his or her paycheck grow 3.4 percent over the past 12 months, marking a new record for the recovery, the Atlanta Fed reports.