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What plans does Washington, D.C., have for fighting poverty?

Published January 16, 2014 7:11 am
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What plans does Washington, D.C., have for fighting poverty?

Republicans and Democrats are suddenly on the same page on what's the issue of the day: Poverty. Specifically, key lawmakers from both parties are focusing on reducing income inequality in America in the the wake of a sluggish economy and the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's declared "War on Poverty."But that doesn't mean they agree on what needs to be done. Here are six recent proposals lawmakers are debating:Put states in control of anti-poverty spendingU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., proposed ...

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