Poverty Level Highest in Half Century, Census Shows

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Some 43.6 million Americans now live in poverty and the poverty rate is now 14.3% -- the highest since 1994. That's according to the Census Bureau's annual report, released today in Washington. Economist Elise Gould of the progressive Economic Policy Institute has more.

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Guest:
Elise Gould - Economic Policy Institute

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner