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A sad first: Working people now need food stamps more than kids and elderly

By Moyers & Company
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:13 EDT
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Current and former military personnel stand in line while checking in at the Opportunity Job Fair on September 6 in San Diego, California. The US economy added a poor 96,000 jobs in August, but the overall jobless rate fell to 8.1 percent from 8.3 percent, the Labor Department said.
 
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Here’s how bad it is out there: Last year, household income in the middle of the economic pile was still 8.2 percent below what it was in 2007, before the Great Recession began. The recovery has been rocky for many Americans; according to a study…



 
 
 
 
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