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On tap: A regulatory fix for providing women with contraceptive coverage, in light of a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Obama administration will likely pattern the fix after existing rules for religious-affiliated nonprofits, such as schools and hospitals.
So by all now we have seen this admittedly funny DNC ad on Romney’s tax plan. But what do we actually know about the candidates’ tax plans? And how are they going to impact your wallet? The answers to these questions AND many more in "Obama vs. Romney on Taxes," a wonderfully detailed breakdown by our tax experts.)
The U.S. suffers from staggering economic inequality — as staggering, in some places, as Nigeria, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic. Richard Florida ran the numbers and compared cities in the U.S. to highly unequal foreign countries. That colorful map might look pretty, but its implications for U.S. income inequality are not.
People save less now than they did four years ago — and way less than they did in 1982, when saving hit a record high. What’s up with that, America?! You can tell us in this handy poll and read more about indicators here.