1. 99 PERCENT?

    Brown, Warren in Top Income Bracket

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    Blue-collar credentials are this election season’s must-have—which means Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren, engaged in a heated Massachusetts Senate race, have some explaining to do. Brown’s tax return showed that his family netted close to $840,000 after his 2010 election. Warren’s family did even better, taking in just under $1 million two years out of the last four. In 2010, both Warren and Brown ranked among the nation’s top 1 percent of earners. “Gail and I are very blessed,” Brown and his wife told reporters Friday. “We’ve worked very hard over the last 25 years.”

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