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Top Conservative Challenges GOP To 'Declare Peace On The Safety Net'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Arthur Brooks, president of the conservative think tank the American Enterprise Institute, is challenging Republicans to reconsider their aversion to ...

Welfare Nostalgia Won't Help Poor

Will Marshall | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

Liberals are right to draw attention to the hardships the jobless recovery imposes on our most vulnerable families. But they are wrong to assume that welfare's cash payments are somehow still central to America's efforts to fight poverty, relieve social distress or shorten recessions.