Associated Press: Recession rips at US marriages, expands income gapQuicklink submitted by Scott Baker Permalink
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|The latest census results show marriages have hit an all-time low while pleas for food stamps have reached a record high and the gap between rich and poor has grown to its widest ever. The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its largest margin ever, a stark divide as Democrats and Republicans spar over whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy.|
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