Dec 29, 2012 — They are the subject of the fiscal cliff drama, and we find that the favored phrase by NPR reporters and hosts covering the negotiations is to call them "the wealthy." Some listeners rightfully object. However, alternatives such as "job creators" are also inaccurate and political.
Jul 11, 2012 — President Barack Obama's proposal to let the Bush tax cuts expire for wealthier Americans could add significantly to federal coffers.
Nov 17, 2010 — Lawmakers' average wealth rose 16% during the recession. The Center for Responsive Politics said Rep. Darrell Issa (R) was the wealthiest with an average wealth of $303.6 million.