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Reason #40: Six Out of Ten Say the American Dream Is Out of Reach

Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
September 18, 2014 — The Jobs Search   

Six Out of Ten Say the American Dream Is Out of Reach. After five years of the Obama “recovery,” 59 percent believe the American Dream is out of reach and 63 percent believe most children won’t be better off than their parents.

Source: CNNMoney, The American Dream Is Out of Reach (June 2014)


As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

View the prior reasons here.



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