Poverty in the U.S. spikes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — The nation’s poverty rate jumped to 14.3% in 2009, its highest level since 1994, and the 43.6 million Americans in need is the highest number in 51 years of record-keeping, the government said Thursday.

 

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