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Arthur Delaney

House GOP Passes Bill Refighting Old Welfare Debate | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, said Republicans wouldn't "refight the past," House Republi...

Obama Administration 'Disappointed' In Welfare Measure Being Considered By House

Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The House is taking up a politically charged bill that would block the Obama administrat...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Joins House Vote Against Welfare Rule GOP Governors Wanted | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan stepped off the campaign trail Thursday to join House colleagues voting against a welfare regulation change that the Whit...

GOP Leaders Seek Action On Welfare

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senior Republicans are pushing for votes in Congress to block the Obama administration from waiving some provisions of the nation's land...

Luke Johnson

Romney Suggests Obama Welfare Waivers Are A Tactic To 'Shore Up His Base' | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney escalated his attacks on President Barack Obama's welfare waivers Monday, suggesting that welf...

States, Feds Skimp on Traditional Welfare Spending

David Vognar | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
David Vognar

It is no surprise that spending on basic assistance declined dramatically in the 15 years since welfare reform became law, as this was one of the aims of the law.

Arthur Delaney

Romney Ad Bashes Obama For Welfare Policy Romney Supported As Governor | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign released a television ad Tuesday bashing President Barack Obama for implementing a welfare policy th...

Arthur Delaney

Mitt Romney Retroactively Opposes Policy He Supported As Governor | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the Obama administration's announcement that states could apply for waivers from so...

Lucia Graves

GOP Governors Condemn Obama Administration's Decision To Grant Welfare Law Waivers | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida and Terry Branstad of Iowa on Sunday attacked President Barack Obama's decision to grant stat...