America’s Poor Problem – 15 Percent Live Below Poverty Line
America’s slow road to recovery is looking like it has more potholes than paved paths these days. The Associated Press released a survey saying as much this week, when it found that four out of five adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare programs for at least part of their lives. According to the study, the country’s poor remains at a record high, with 46.2 million, or 15 percent of the population, living below the poverty line. RT Producer Rachel Kurzius and Prime Interest Host Bob English break down the numbers in greater detail.