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Why is the Romney Campaign Lying about Welfare?

Mudslinging and downright distortion are now an integral part of the presidential race, but one recent advertisement from the Romney campaign stands out. The ad slams Obama for allegedly changing the work requirements that were set under the 1996 welfare … Continue reading

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The Earned Income Tax Credit is a Very Good Investment in Infant Health

Welfare reform was a battle fought over the wisdom of using federal dollars to supplement the incomes of low-income mothers and their children. Yet, even as Congress in the 1990s worked to cut cash assistance in the Aid to Dependent … Continue reading

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