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Poverty in America At a Record 46.5M

One in seven at the bottom for six straight years

September 18, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at 15 percent last year despite America's slowly reviving economy, a discouraging lack of improvement for the record 46.5 million poor and an unwelcome benchmark for President Barack Obama's recovery plans.

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