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Smiley: We want Obama to fight back

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The U.S. poverty rate stands at 14.3 percent, which is the highest in 15 years. PBS' Tavis Smiley and Professor Cornel West join Morning Joe to discuss their 6-day, 18-city "Poverty Tour," which focuses on the country's poor and how deficit reduction will impact them.