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Bernie Sanders: The United States has &quot;the highest rate of childhood poverty of almost any major country on Earth.&quot; <div>&nbsp;</div>

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Reports’ limitations plague Bernie Sanders’ claim about high childhood poverty rates in the U.S.

When asked during the Feb. 11 Democratic debate if there would be any limit on the size of government if he were elected president, Sen. Bernie Sanders quickly veered into a list of problems that, he believes, the United States faces. "Of course there will be a limit," he said, "but when today you have massive levels of income and wealth inequality, when the middle class is disappearing, you have the highest rate of child poverty of almost any major country on Earth. Yes, in my view, the government of a democratic society has a moral responsibility to …

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