The U.S. Census Bureau yesterday reported that 12.5 percent of Americans—one in eight—were living in poverty in 2007. 10.9 percent of working-age adults (between the ages of 16 and 64) were poor, compared with 9.6 percent in 2000.
Read more: Stalled Progress on Poverty
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