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Wages Up & Inflation Down Predicted to Rise Under Trump

Wages Up & Inflation Down Predicted to Rise Under Trump 942 888 Kim Beck

Fact! Fighting inflation and lowering costs is the Biden-Harris top economic priority. Trump’s second term economic plans could make inflation skyrocket.  YOY inflation Signs of inflation getting under control after…

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IRS’ Direct File: 1st Free Tax Filing Website is a Success

IRS’ Direct File: 1st Free Tax Filing Website is a Success 960 1200 Kim Beck

Fact! The Inflation Reduction Act continues to have a positive impact on everyday Americans. This tax season, thanks to the IRA, the Biden-Harris administration rolled out a new website called Direct…

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96% of Jobs Created by Democratic Presidents Since 1989

96% of Jobs Created by Democratic Presidents Since 1989 508 321 Kim Beck

FACT!  “When Democrats are in the White House, things get better for America.” —Simon Rosenberg Since 1989, 51 million new jobs have been created in America. 49 million, or 96%…

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Biden Calls for Teacher Pay Increase; Teacher Pay in Blue States are Higher

Biden Calls for Teacher Pay Increase; Teacher Pay in Blue States are Higher 1328 1782 Kim Beck

FACT!  In his SOTU address, Biden called for an increase in teacher salaries. Here are some facts about teacher pay: Average teacher salary has declined by 6.4% ($3,644) over the…

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Biden So Far Has Forgiven $138B in Student Loans

Biden So Far Has Forgiven $138B in Student Loans 1268 1096 Kim Beck

FACT!  Biden is delivering on his promise to fix the student debt system and make higher education more affordable for middle class and working families. Despite SCOTUS rejecting Biden’s initial executive…

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Trump Plans to Cut Taxes to the 1%; US Deficit Will Sky-Rocket

Trump Plans to Cut Taxes to the 1%; US Deficit Will Sky-Rocket 1200 970 Kim Beck

FACT!  A Trump presidency will result in more tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations along with a sky-rocketing deficit. Biden will continue to add revenue through taxes on billionaires…

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Unemployment for Black Americans at Historic Lows; Still Need to Close the Gap with White Workers

Unemployment for Black Americans at Historic Lows; Still Need to Close the Gap with White Workers 1134 1360 Kim Beck

FACT!  The unemployment rate for Black workers is at historic lows, but it is still higher than for white workers. As of January, the white unemployment rate was 3.4% while the…

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Biden-Harris Economy is a Success

Biden-Harris Economy is a Success 1080 1350 Kim Beck

FACT! The Biden-Harris economy ended strong in 2023.  Inflation continued to fall and is down to 3.1% Real wage growth for the average American (adjusted for inflation) is up 6.6% Unemployment…

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Biden-Harris: Promises Kept in 2023

Biden-Harris: Promises Kept in 2023 1088 1408 Kim Beck

FACT! The Biden-Harris administration continued to take actions in 2023 aimed at improving all lives, including: lowering inflation, including capping the price of insulin creating manufacturing jobs and investing in infrastructure…

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Data Shows Economy is Improving: Americans Don’t Believe It

Data Shows Economy is Improving: Americans Don’t Believe It 1200 1118 Kim Beck

FACT! The majority of Americans have a pessimistic view of our economy, despite data that shows the economy is strong.   “By many measures — unemployment, inflation, the stock market —…

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