Author: Patrick Orsagos & Kristen Uppercue

Checking Bernie Sanders on Life Expectancy in Virginia, West Virginia

During a June 12 speech at George Washington University, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders offered what he said was a stark example of income inequality and its real-world consequences. “In 2014, for example, in McDowell County, W.Va., one of the poorest counties in the nation, life expectancy for men was 64 years. […]

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