The president struck a chord a year ago when he weighed in on income inequality.
OPINION | GOP is vulnerable to the charge that it doesn't care about struggling Americans.
Fifty-nine percent said welfare reform — not a wage hike — would best cut income inequality.
Obama promised a dozen actions in the next year.
Poll respondents remained pessimistic on their ability to get ahead through hard work.
Inequality is a "fundamental threat to American dream," Obama will say.
It will be Pelosi's second appearance on "The Colbert Report."
Top executives now make 257 times the average worker's salary.
Obama risks muddling his message when he signs a farm bill that cuts food stamps.
President Obama will try to pump some vitality into a lackluster second term.
Obama says reducing income inequality will be focus of rest of presidency.