At first, the news from the Census Bureau today seems really good. The agency's most recent report on poverty and health coverage shows that poverty has held steady and health insurance coverage has increased.
Hey, I'll take it because it's always good and increasingly rare, to see numbers going in the right direction.
But the numbers are still really high. Fifteen percent of the country's population is living in poverty, and 15.7 percent is uninsured.
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