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Next up, Republicans will target programs that help the poor   Politics

Started Dec-25 by DigYourGig; 72 views.
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Dec-25

Next up on the Republican agenda: Going after decades-old programs that help the poor.

Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat, scoffed: “It is just perfect, isn’t it? Tax breaks for the wealthiest people who haven’t punched a time clock in their lives so that we could cut back food stamps for single moms trying to feed hungry kids. Perfect.”

After a Chaotic Start, Congress Has Made a Conservative Mark

The 115th Congress, under Republican control, has left a conservative imprint on the courts, taxation, regulation and the environment. Next up: poverty programs.

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