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    Default U.S. poverty rate climbs to an all-time record

    A sad reality.

    U.S. Poverty Rate Climbed To 15.1 Percent Last Year, Total Number Hit All-Time Record
    WASHINGTON -- Even though the Great Recession technically ended in 2009, incomes fell, poverty rose and the number of Americans without health insurance jumped again in 2010, the federal government announced Tuesday.

    The nation's poverty rate increased to 15.1 percent in 2010, up from 14.3 percent in 2009 and the highest level since 1993, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's annual Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage report for 2010. An additional 2.6 million people landed in poverty last year, bringing the total to 46.2 million -- the highest number since the government started tracking poverty in the 1950s.

    "Income down, poverty up, health insurance coverage down or flat,"

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    Default Re: U.S. poverty rate climbs to an all-time record


    no progress at all?
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    "And we have done more in the two and a half years that I've been in here than the previous 43 Presidents to uphold that principle, whether it's ending "don't ask, don't tell," making sure that gay and lesbian partners can visit each other in hospitals, making sure that federal benefits can be provided to same-sex couples".
    Barack Obama



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