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The Finance 202: Trump's mixed economic record has a bright spot: Rising wages; Census data shows real median pay rising 3.4 percent for workers over the past year.

Sep 11, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
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THE TICKER

President Trump's popular support is ebbing again, with a handful of new polls showing his overall approval rating dipping below 40 percent. And as we noted here yesterday, voters are taking an increasingly sour view of the president's economic leadership, with that erosion of his supposed strong suit weighing on his standing. 

By one important measure, however, Americans continue to see their own economic livelihoods improve, offering the president a potentiall...