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Older Voters To Candidates: Don't Forget About Us
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elderly issues, campaign 2016, welfare, Social Security, news, candidates )

AWAY AWHI
- 1101 days ago - npr.org
People 65 and older make up more than a fifth of the electorate, but the issues that concern them are rarely mentioned on the campaign trail.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate to Pass Legislation Against Child Sex Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CHIILD SEX TRAFFICKING LEGISLATION, congress, law, children, welfare )

AWAY AWHI
- 1238 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Right now, there are 12 bills up for a vote in Congress that would deal a major blow to the vile sex trafficking industry.
No Shame In Using The Safety Net, Americans Say
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, welfare, welfare recipients, SNAP, safety net, children, families, ethics, politics, government, news, freedoms, lies, republicans, democrats, dishonesty, corruption )

Carrie
- 1452 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Just 14 percent of survey respondents said they thought people should feel ashamed for using welfare, while 62 percent said people shouldn't feel ashamed. Republicans were more likely to favor shame than Democrats, 20 percent to 9 percent.
BRUTAL! With Winter Fast Approaching, Three Governors Slash Funding for Heat and Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: heating assitance, ChrisChristie, GOP, fiscal conservatives, lack of compassion, eniors, helping the greediest, heating assitance, welfare, food stamps, ethics, crime, republicans, usa, dishonesty, americans )

AWAY AWHI
- 1713 days ago - takepart.com
A COLD WIND BLOWS FOR THE DISADVANTAGED THIS WINTER: Three Republican governors--Chris Christie in New Jersey, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan--are cutting heating assistance programs and thereby blocking residents from receiving inc
TAKE ACTION: Protect Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialsecurity, republicans, welfare, Alan Simpson, politics, propaganda, dishonesty )

Jelica
- 3169 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Some bold members of Congress wrote a letter making clear that any proposal from President Obama's "deficit reduction" commission that cuts Social Security is dead on arrival. Will you be a "citizen signer" of this letter to protect Social Security?
The Ugly Racism of the Right Will Be Their Undoing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, dishonesty, greed, abuse, lies, corruption, propaganda, government, politics, hate, speech, rush, limbaugh, glenn, beck, racism, welfare, healthcare, poor, unemployed, unlucky )

Tom
- 3581 days ago - alternet.org
Everyday it gets harder to think of the whiny Republican hate speech as sheer coincidence. Instead, it's beginning to look inevitable -- so much so that maybe the real question is, What is it about health care that brings out the latent racism in the GOP?
States Consider Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government Services, Welfare, Food Stamps, Unemploment, drug testing )

Dee
- 3712 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Want government assistance? Just say no to drugs. Lawmakers in at least eight states want recipients of food stamps, unemployment benefits or welfare to submit to random drug testing.
'Serious Questions' for DFCS in Tot's Death
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protective services, DFCS, abuse, child, caseworker, investigation, homicide, murder, fatal, charged, death, welfare, advocate, agency )

Kathleen
- 3973 days ago - ajc.com
Child advocate Tom Rawlings said his preliminary review of the death of 16-month-old Amiya Brown raised "serious questions" about the handling of the case by the Fulton County office of the state Division of Family and Children Services.
   

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