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The War on Poor versus The War on Poverty

During the 2012 presidential campaign, none of the candidates courted the poor because voter turnout among the poor is traditionally low. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (data from Tuesday, September 13, 2011) the nation’s poverty rate rose to 15.1% or 46.2M Americans in 2010. This is up from the poverty rate in 2000 in […]