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Cathy Young

In defense of welfare reform

By Cathy Young
August 28, 2006

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WELFARE REFORM had long been a contentious issue in American politics. In the 1980s and early 1990s, ending ``welfare as we know it" was a staple of cheap political rhetoric for Republicans and Democrats alike. It was also widely regarded as a nearly utopian goal. Then, President Clinton made the drastic overhaul of the welfare system a reality, in a ... (Full article: 748 words)

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