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Republicans Address War on Povertyi
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January 09, 2014
On the 50th anniversary of former president Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have vowed to keep up the fight - with different approaches. Republican Senator Marco Rubio says the federal government has failed in its effort to end poverty, and he is proposing a new way forward. Democrats disagree. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.

Republicans Address War on Poverty

Published January 09, 2014

On the 50th anniversary of former president Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have vowed to keep up the fight - with different approaches. Republican Senator Marco Rubio says the federal government has failed in its effort to end poverty, and he is proposing a new way forward. Democrats disagree. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.