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Sunday, November 20, 2011

PolitiFact 2012: Biden’s middle-class income numbers right on

The statement

The median income of a middle-class family went down $2,100 from 2001-07.

- Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, Oct. 20, speaking at Plymouth State University.

Our ruling

Biden said the median income of the middle class dropped by $2,100 from 2001-07, and the numbers check out. We rate Biden's claim True.

Read the full article Biden says middle income earners lost ground before the recession.

Read more Politifact 2012