The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income.
But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the first nationwide elections of the Trump presidency. All seats in the U. House are up for re-election. And 35 Senate seats are in play, as are almost 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature.
While he is not on the ballot, Trump acknowledged on Monday that the midterms represent a referendum on his presidency. Democrats are relying more upon women, people of color, young people and college graduates.
The political realignment, if it solidifies, could re-shape U. Blue-collar men, however, have embraced the unconventional president. Democrats led with likely African-American voters 84 percent to 8 percentLatinos 57 percent to 29 percentvoters between the ages of 57 percent to 34 percentwomen 55 percent to 37 percent and independents 35 percent to 23 percent.
Among white college-educated women, Democrats enjoy a point advantage: On the other side, Republicans led with voters between the ages of 50 and 64 52 percent to 43 percentmen 50 percent to 43 percent and whites 50 percent to 44 percent.
And among white men without college degrees, Republicans led 65 percent to 30 percent. Democrats hope to elect a record number of women to Congress. They are also poised to make history with the number of LGBT candidates and Muslims up and down the ballot.
Former President Barack Obama seized on the differences between the parties in a final-days scramble to motivate voters across the nation. With the walking caravan weeks away, Trump dispatched more than 5, troops to the region. The president also said soldiers would use lethal force against migrants who throw rocks, before later reversing himself.
Still, his xenophobic rhetoric has been unprecedented for an American president in the modern era: The outcome is clouded by the dramatically different landscape between the House and Senate. Democrats are most optimistic about the House, a sprawling battlefield extending from Alaska to Florida.
Democrats need to pick up two dozen seats to claim the House majority. Democrats face a far more difficult challenge in the Senate, where they are almost exclusively on defense in rural states where Trump remains popular. Democratic Senate incumbents are up for re-election, for example, in North Dakota, West Virginia, and Montana — states Trump carried by 30 percentage points on average two years ago.Oct 25, · The Browns reached on the season a couple of weeks ago but now hope to halt a two-game losing skid after falling at Tampa Bay last week in overtime.
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Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $ a day. At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day. Source 1. More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening.
However, an analysis of the the benefits of both a bachelor’s degree and an associate’s degree still tend to outweigh the costs, with both degrees earning a return of about 15 percent over the past decade.
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