'Marketplace' Report: Numbers To Play With The poverty rate is holding steady and the number of uninsured has dropped, according to the Census Bureau's annual snapshot of American economic well-being. The data does not take into account the consequences of the economic downturn that began late last year, however.
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'Marketplace' Report: Numbers To Play With

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'Marketplace' Report: Numbers To Play With

'Marketplace' Report: Numbers To Play With

'Marketplace' Report: Numbers To Play With

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The poverty rate is holding steady, the number of uninsured has dropped and fewer people lack health insurance, according to the Census Bureau's annual snapshot of American economic wellbeing. The data does not take into account the consequences of the economic downturn that began late last year, however. Madeleine Brand talks with Bob Moon about what the numbers mean for the presidential campaign.