• White House declares war on poverty 'largely over' amid push to revamp social programs

    2 monthes ago - By Baltimore Sun

    Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government's decades-old War on Poverty a failure. "Americans are no better off today than they were before the War on Poverty began in 1964," House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wrote in his 2016 plan to dramatically scale back the federal safety...
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