The milestone provides yet more evidence that the economic rebound from the pandemic is gaining steam.

Among those with incomes under $50,000 annually, only 50% say the economy is in good shape, compared with 58% among those with higher incomes.

Moreover, 45% of Americans say economic conditions are somewhat or very poor, down from a pandemic-era peak of 65% last May.

51% approve of Biden on the economy

The fact that so many people are still struggling shows why the White House is urging Congress to spend aggressively to revitalize the economy and ensure a more equitable recovery.

In his first address to Congress, President Joe Biden plans to make the case Wednesday for a $1.8 trillion American Families Plan that would make two years of community college free, help families afford childcare and increase family leave.

Biden’s approval rating for handling the economy breaks positive in the CNN poll, with 51% approving and 42%…

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