Listen: Christopher Thornberg, Senate, United States discussed on KNX Programming
"Free transit Twenty-three, according to data from the US census bureau middle class income in the country has hit a record high. The median income hit almost six. Sixty one thousand four hundred dollars last year middle class household income has been rising steadily in recent years as the economy rebounded from the recession and millions of Americans have found jobs. Again, Christopher Thornberg of beacon economics says this is very good news courses reflection of a strong economy. A very tight labor market part of the conversation. Here is really not so much of the economy today is fundamentally different than six or seven years ago, or rather that the continuing compression, the labor market has led to a circumstance that this tide. If you will lifting all boats Thornberg says this is actually better news for most Americans than the data would have you think he says the fastest pace of increases for low skilled people because of an increase in demand for their services. Chris Edens KNX ten seventy NewsRadio with midterm elections, less than two months away. Republicans are increasingly concerned about losing the US Senate Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell is watching the polls and seized several races. Where Democrats have a chance to be the Republican currently holding the Senate seat. Judge crash. Our national journal. Says it'll take a push by Democrats to make it happen. But at the same time, you have Ted Cruz all of a sudden sweating out, very very competitive rates in Texas, and you have a very popular governor, the former governor in Tennessee. That's running ahead of mushroom Blackburn. Republican Blackburn giving up her seat in the house. Try to get the seat of the retiring. Bob corker of Tennessee in some states where Donald Trump won easily in two thousand sixteen Republicans are facing butters now less enthusiastic about the president to Kelton can extend seventy NewsRadio coming up in urban search and rescue team from LA county on the ground befriending assistance in North Carolina. We'll have more on that story. Just."