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(January 12) Today's Top Headlines - Lawmakers agree poverty is increasing, disagree on solution

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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014 10:35 am | Updated: 10:37 am, Sun Jan 12, 2014.

Washington (CNN) - Nearly 50 million. That’s how many Americans are living in poverty today. It’s an obvious problem, but unfortunately without an obvious solution.

President Barack Obama last week announced economic “Promise Zones,” aimed at hard-hit areas, where the administration is trying to attract investments for improving job creation, education, affordable housing and overall economic security.

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