U.S. Poverty Level Isabel Sawhill talked about Census Bureau data showing that 39.8 million Americans lived below the poverty line (defined as an income of $22,025… read more

U.S. Poverty Level Isabel Sawhill talked about Census Bureau data showing that 39.8 million Americans lived below the poverty line (defined as an income of $22,025 or below for a family of four). Ms. Sawhill discussed the impact of that figure in the context of a weak but recovering economy and continued job losses. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 11, 2009

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  • Sep 11, 2009 | 7:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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