Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd Tuesday during a campaign rally at the Big Four Lawn park in Louisville, Ky. John Sommers II/Getty Images hide caption

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The Political Moment Finally Caught Up To Bernie Sanders' Message
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Grant and Cathy Lowe stand in front of a trailer they just bought. It is part of their retirement plans to own this camper, and they intend to have it paid off before they quit working. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Ready For A Road Trip? RVs Are Rolling Back Into Fashion
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Pedestrians are reflected in the glass of a window showing share prices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Dec. 17. At least five business stories had major impacts in 2015. They involved everything from crashing oil prices to merging beer companies. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The house next door to Maureen and Michael McCabe has been sitting empty for seven years. "It freaks me out," Maureen McCabe says. "I don't know if there's animals running around there, mice and rodents." Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Ever Since The Great Recession, Zombie Houses Have Haunted New Jersey
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Irwin Lipkin, one of Bernard Madoff's longest-serving employees, covers his face as he is pushed in a wheelchair leaving U.S. court in New York on Wednesday. Mike Segar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Maggie Barcellano prepares dinner in January 2014 at her father's house in Austin, Texas. Barcellano, who lives with her father, enrolled in the food stamps program while she works as a home health aide and raises her 3-year-old daughter. A study suggests that social safety nets, including food stamps, helped cushion income losses for middle- and working-class Americans during the recession. Tamir Kalifa/AP hide caption

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Study Suggests Recession, Recovery Have Not Left The Rich Richer
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A construction worker clears wood from a platform that spans the Penn Station railroad tracks in New York City on Nov. 18. Construction jobs rose by 20,000 according to the November jobs report. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Most of the rise in the suicide rate in North America and Europe during the economic downturn of 2007 to 2009 occurred among men middle-aged and older. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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