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Poverty stuck at 15 pct — record 46.5M

September 18, 2013
By HOPE YEN , The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - 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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