In this week’s Heritage in Focus, senior fellow Robert Rector breaks down the myths, distortions and confusion surrounding poverty in America. Make sure to listen to the full podcast, here.

According to government data, one in seven Americans is poor, but is that really true? What does it mean to be poor in America? Moreover, are federal programs helping to eliminate poverty?

Listen to Rector answer those questions and more, here.

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