By Elaine Donnelly
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The nation's highest income groups predictably did better during the recession and socked away their money, new government figures show, but wealthier Americans' newfound penchant for savings is already driving Democratic calls to raise taxes on them this fall.
"For yet another month the U.S. economy has turned in a mediocre performance," said Martin Regalia, chief economist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "The work week and the wage rate showed some slight improvement, but not enough to offset the negatives from the recent tax hikes."