Number of the Day

46.2 million: The number of people living in poverty in the United States, according to the annual income and poverty snapshot released yesterday by the US Census Bureau.

That is the highest poverty rate in half a century.

The report also notes that an additional one million USians are now without health insurance, and household income has had a precipitous decline over the last year.

Know what won't fix any of that? Tax cuts.

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