Poverty Puzzle

Tavis Smiley speaks with Bill Spriggs, executive director of the National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality, and Robert Rector, senior fellow at the Heritage Institute, about the radically different conclusions they draw from new statistics about poverty.



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