Abby McCloskey, Forbes, November 16, 2014
"Republicans would do well to focus their attention on stagnating incomes – an issue felt by nearly 90% of the U.S. population. From 2010 to 2013, mean household income fell or was flat for all except the top income decile, according to recent research from the Federal Reserve. Low-wage workers were the hardest hit. Mean income for households in the bottom quintile declined by 8% during this time period.