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Poverty Scorecard

What Did Congress Do to Combat Poverty in 2011? Virtually Nothing

Dan Lesser | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Dan Lesser

The 2011 Poverty Scorecard rates every member of Congress on how they voted on anti-poverty legislation.

Laura Bassett

Lawmakers In Poorest States Fail Poverty Scorecard | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. poverty rate jumped to 14.3 percent in 2009 -- its highest level since 1994 -- while lawmakers in some of the poorest states co...