The ranks of the poor will grow to 15.7 percent, the highest in half a century, erasing gains made in the 1960s on the War on Poverty.
The reason: the weak economic recovery and a frayed government safety net.
Read more at the Chicago Tribune.
How much do public forums really influence how you will vote for mayor and City Council?
This poll is not a scientific sampling, but offers a quick view of what readers are thinking.
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