The millions of Americans Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton barely mention: the poor

by Binyamin Appelbaum

Hillary Clinton in Des Moines on Wednesday. She is scheduled to speak about her economic plans on Thursday near Detroit. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times
Hillary Clinton in Des Moines on August 10. Photo: Sam Hodgson/The New York Times 

The United States, the wealthiest nation on Earth, also abides the deepest poverty of any developed nation, but you would not know it by listening to Hillary Clinton or Donald J. Trump.