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Despite rural poverty in US, many areas are thriving

Rural working class Americans have had a hard time making ends meet in recent decades, but some sections of the country are doing better than others, including around the American West, Montana and New Mexico among them.

Affordable housing becomes national issue for presidential hopefuls

At least three presidential hopefuls—former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, along with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)–have presented detailed proposals that would encourage or pressure communities to create more affordable housing.