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Published September 17, 2013, 03:32 PM

Poverty stuck at 15 percent ; rate fails to improve for sixth straight year

The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at 15 percent last year despite America's slowly reviving economy, a discouraging lack of improvement for the record 46.5 million poor and an unwelcome benchmark for President Barack Obama's recovery plans.

By: Hope Yen, Associated Press

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