The Census Bureau released a new unofficial count of poverty in America on Monday, showing about 16 percent of the population live at or below the poverty line. Ray Suarez discusses the new numbers with The Brookings Institution's Ron Haskins…
In a 52-46 vote, the Senate rejected a Democrat-proposed bill to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour over two years, marking the ninth time since 1997 that legislation to raise the limit has been defeated.
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