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    Biden’s Blue-Collar Blueprint: Rebuilding the Middle Class

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    President Joe Biden has made great strides in his first two years in office, as highlighted in his recent State of the Union address. He has passed a bipartisan infrastructure bill, as well as taken action to reduce the costs of healthcare, education, and energy.[0] The Biden administration has also sought to contrast Republican threats to Social Security and Medicare with their own legislative work.[1] Vice President Joe Biden has spoken about the progress the Obama administration has made in ensuring economic security for the middle class, and President Biden has made a promise not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $400,000 a year. However, some Americans have seen their standard of living erode due to the president's frequent fiscal fumbles, making this tax pledge somewhat hollow.[2] Nevertheless, President Biden is committed to continuing his efforts to lift the middle class, with his “blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America.

    0. “White House adamant Biden's economic plan isn't slowing wage growth” Washington Examiner, 14 Feb. 2023, https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/white-house/biden-economic-plan-wage-growth

    1. “Why Joe Biden isn’t getting any credit for the economy” Vox.com, 21 Feb. 2023, https://www.vox.com/politics/2023/2/21/23603432/joe-biden-economy-approval-rating

    2. “Other View: Biden's ‘fiscal fumbles' pounding the middle class” Duluth News Tribune, 16 Feb. 2023, https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/opinion/editorials/other-view-bidens-fiscal-fumbles-pounding-the-middle-class

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