Obama and the Democrats Failed the Poor. Poverty rate highest since 1993 

The number of Americans living below the poverty line rose to a record 46 million last year, the government said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing President Barack Obama and Congress as they try to tackle high unemployment and a moribund economy.

The Census Bureau’s annual report on income, poverty and health insurance coverage said the national poverty rate climbed for a third consecutive year to 15.1 percent in 2010 as the economy struggled to recover from the recession that began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009.

That marked a 0.8 percent increase from 2009, when there were 43.6 million Americans living in poverty.

via Number of poor hit record 46 million in 2010 | Reuters.

Under Obama Poverty Hit A Record 46 million In 2010

via Obama and the Democrats Failed the Poor. Poverty rate highest since 1993 | Politisite.

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