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How the recession has cut across race and income levels to push millions more Americans into poverty.
- Rex Nutting Washington bureau chief, MarketWatch
- Douglas Besharov professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; former Welfare Studies scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
- Robert Greenstein founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
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