"The Data Behind Romney’s 47% Comments"

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Princess Leia
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"The Data Behind Romney’s 47% Comments"
Sep 18, 2012

Truth hurts

The Census Bureau broke the data down like this:

26.4% of U.S. households had someone enrolled in Medicaid (the health-care program for low-income Americans)
16.2% of households had at least one member receiving Social Security.
15.8% lived in a household receiving food stamps
14.9% had a member with Medicare benefits
4.5% of households received assistance with their rent
1.7% had a member receiving unemployment benefits.

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2012/09/18/the-data-behind-romneys-47-comments/

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