Romney: Middle Class Makes $200-$250K


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said repeatedly that his proposed policies will be better for the middle class. But a recent interview he gave with ABC's George Stephanopoulos offered an unusual definition of middle class.

From an article on

‘‘Is $100,000 middle income?’’ Stephanopoulos asked.

‘‘No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less,’’ Romney responded.

His campaign later clarified that Romney was referencing household income, not individual income.

The Census Bureau reported this week that the median household income—the midpoint for the nation—is just over $50,000.

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