Are You Better Off?
4.9 million more
in poverty 2.5 million more
unemployed 8.6 million more
household income 2000-2006
historical job growth
spending: clinton v. bush ($ billions)
projected surpluses turn into large deficits ($ billions)
Sources: US Congress, Joint Economic Committee, majority staff; Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Figures in income and spending charts adjusted for inflation.