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Congress asked top experts for a plan to cut child poverty in half

Congress asked top experts for a plan to cut child poverty in half


California Democrats Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Barbara Lee in the Capitol's Statuary Hall on January 16, 2019. Rep. Lee helped spearhead the push for ...

Congress asked top experts for a plan to cut child poverty in half. Here it is.

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Child poverty in the US is a disgrace. Experts are embracing this simple plan to cut it. - Vox

Child poverty in the US is a disgrace. Experts are embracing this simple plan to cut it. - Vox

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