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Poverty in the Recession

By | 09.14.10 | 8:56 am

Sometime this week, the Census Bureau will release figures on poverty in the United States in 2009. The Associated Press asked some demographers to sketch out the probable results — and they are grim.

The demographers estimate the poverty rate will increase year-on-year from 13.2 percent to about More…