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Charlie Baker on Welfare & Poverty
Republican nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Baker on other issues.
  • Cut state retirement benefits to reduce $22B liability. (Nov 2010)
Don Berwick on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Berwick on other issues.
  • All means all: focus on equality and poverty. (Jun 2014)
  • Implement "best practices" to end homelessness. (Feb 2014)
Martha Coakley on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger : Click here for Martha Coakley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Menino on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of Boston: Click here for Tom Menino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Deval Patrick on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Deval Patrick on other issues.
  • Housing First strategy: 1,000 families out of shelters. (Jan 2012)
  • Saw severe poverty in 1970s West Africa. (Apr 2011)
  • As law student, won Legal Aid landlord-tenant cases. (Apr 2011)
  • Increase funding for employment and job training programs. (Nov 2006)
  • Promote more multi-family housing starts. (Sep 2005)
Karyn Polito on Welfare & Poverty
Eleventh Worcester Republican (MA State Rep): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Karyn Polito on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting welfare benefits to 5 years. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on veto override for $220K for homelessness. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on studying how to overcome federal workfare rules. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on allowing parents on welfare to attend school. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds. (May 2003)
Marty Walsh on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of Boston: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Marty Walsh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting welfare benefits to 5 years. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on veto override for $220K for homelessness. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on studying how to overcome federal workfare rules. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on allowing parents on welfare to attend school. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds. (May 2003)
Dan Wolf on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Dan Wolf on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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Martha Coakley on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Martha Coakley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mo Cowan on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Appointee: Click here for Mo Cowan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gabriel Gomez on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Gabriel Gomez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Herr on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Brian Herr on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Kerry on Welfare & Poverty
Jr Senator (MA), Democratic nominee for President: Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Kerry on other issues.
  • My faith is why I fight poverty and protect the earth. (Nov 2010)
  • It’s long overdue time to raise the minimum wage. (Oct 2004)
  • Raise the minimum wage and training fund to help the poor. (Aug 2004)
  • Desperate need to build more affordable housing. (Nov 2003)
  • Ok for government to partner with non-profits & for-profits. (Oct 2003)
  • Expand EITC as anti-poverty measure. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Add 10% for HUBZone businesses in federal awards. (Oct 2002)
  • Establish a National Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2003)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
Ed Markey on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Bruce Skarin on Welfare & Poverty
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Skarin on other issues.
  • Hunger is still a very real problem for our nation's poor. (Mar 2014)
Elizabeth Warren on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Warren on other issues.
  • Foreclosures made recession's biggest victims. (May 2010)

House:


Michael Capuano on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano on other issues.
  • Preserve and expand affordable housing opportunities. (Oct 2009)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored funding re-development of abandoned & foreclosed properties. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Katherine Clark on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Katherine Clark on other issues.
  • More funds for TANF, public transit, and job training. (Nov 1994)
Bill Keating on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Keating on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
Joe Kennedy III on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Kennedy III on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
Jim McGovern on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGovern on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Maintain SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Feb 2013)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Seth Moulton on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Nominee (District 6): Click here for Seth Moulton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Neal on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Richard Neal on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
John Tierney on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Tierney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Richard Tisei on Welfare & Poverty
Middlesex & Essex Republican (MA Senate): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Tisei on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing parents on welfare to attend school. (Jul 2003)
Niki Tsongas on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Niki Tsongas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Steve Grossman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Grossman on other issues.
  • Support affordable housing fund & low-income housing credit. (Dec 2001)
  • Supports employer-guaranteed mortgage assistance. (Dec 2001)
  • Active role for state in senior assisted living. (Dec 2001)
  • Moral imperative to help the homeless. (Dec 2001)
  • Tax credits for affordable housing & mortgage subsidies. (Nov 1999)
Bill Weld on Welfare & Poverty
Previous Republican Governor: Click here for Bill Weld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ted Kennedy on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Sr Senator (MA): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ted Kennedy on other issues.
  • Welfare reform bill commits legislative child abuse. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Establish a National Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2003)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)
Bob Massie on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Bob Massie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Setti Warren on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Setti Warren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barney Frank on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Barney Frank on other issues.
  • 2003: I want to roll the dice more on subsidized housing. (May 2010)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Steve Lynch on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lynch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
Ed Markey on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
John Olver on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Olver on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Tom Birmingham on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Birmingham on other issues.
  • $100M for affordable housing fund; don’t rely on market. (Nov 2001)
  • $164M in tax incentives for charity. (Nov 2001)
  • Preserve “expiring use” housing & rent escrow. (Nov 2001)
Paul Celucci on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (1999-2001): Click here for Paul Celucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Gabrieli on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic 2006 Challenger: Click here for Chris Gabrieli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kerry Healey on Welfare & Poverty
Former GOP 2006 Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kerry Healey on other issues.
  • Faith-based organizations ok for providing social services. (Apr 2006)
Carla Howell on Welfare & Poverty
Libertarian Challenger Governor (MA); 2000 Challenger for Senate: Click here for Carla Howell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christy Mihos on Welfare & Poverty
Former Independent Challenger 2006: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Christy Mihos on other issues.
  • Double the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Trust fund. (Jul 2006)
Shannon O'Brien on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Shannon O'Brien on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Reich on Welfare & Poverty
Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Robert Reich on other issues.
  • Social safety net has become less reliable as economy grows. (Sep 2008)
  • Include faith based organizations in crime prevention. (Sep 2002)
  • Redistribute capital instead of redistributing income. (May 2002)
  • Entire idea of social insurance is under attack. (May 2002)
  • Give the bottom half a capital share in America's prosperity. (May 2002)
  • Redistribute capital instead of redistributing income. (May 2002)
  • 1996 welfare reform didn't lift working moms out of poverty. (Feb 2002)
  • Poor who won housing lottery had improved family results. (Feb 2002)
  • Housing vouchers for poor families; push inclusionary zoning. (Feb 2002)
  • Make mixed communities a goal of faith-based institutions. (Feb 2002)
  • Give housing vouchers to poor families. (Feb 2001)
  • Welfare's work rules are based on Protestant work ethic. (Jan 2001)
  • Clinton’s signing of Welfare Reform was his worst decision. (Sep 2000)
  • Welfare reform resulted in millions working at dead end jobs. (Jul 2000)
  • Guaranteed federal retraining for poor unemployed. (Jun 1994)
Tom Reilly on Welfare & Poverty
Former Dem. 2006 Challenger: Click here for Tom Reilly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mitt Romney on Welfare & Poverty
Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • I'm not concerned about very poor; they have safety net. (Feb 2012)
  • My faith would inform my presidency. (Nov 2010)
  • Entitlements: focus on future beyond next election. (Mar 2010)
  • Opportunity is in our DNA; dependency is death to initiative. (Feb 2008)
  • Creating jobs helps poorest workers; not cash handouts. (Jan 2008)
  • Vetoed $220K for state-run homelessness projects. (Jul 2005)
  • Vetoed studying how MA can overcome federal workfare rules. (Jul 2005)
  • Faith-based programs to provide social services. (Jun 2005)
  • Would require welfare recipients to work. (Nov 1994)
Grace Ross on Welfare & Poverty
Former Green Challenger 2006: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Grace Ross on other issues.
  • Opposes restricting welfare benefits to 5 years. (Jul 2006)
  • $220K for homelessness; increase home-ownership options. (Jul 2006)
  • $2M for Mass Rental Voucher Program as first step. (Jul 2006)
Jane Swift on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Swift on other issues.
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Warren Tolman on Welfare & Poverty
2002 Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for Warren Tolman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Blute on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Blute on other issues.
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Kenneth Chase on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger, 2004 Congressional candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kenneth Chase on other issues.
  • Block grants and religious groups ok for welfare. (Sep 2006)
Joe Kennedy on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (until 1999) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Kennedy on other issues.
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
Marty Meehan on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (Retired 2007) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Marty Meehan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Joe Moakley on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (until 2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Moakley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Peter Torkildsen on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Torkildsen on other issues.
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Jeff Beatty on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Jeff Beatty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Capuano on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano on other issues.
  • Preserve and expand affordable housing opportunities. (Oct 2009)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored funding re-development of abandoned & foreclosed properties. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Bill Delahunt on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MA-10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Delahunt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Paul Kirk on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Senate Appointee (2009): Click here for Paul Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Macdonald on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Macdonald on other issues.
  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Feb 2006)
Ed O`Reilly on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed O`Reilly on other issues.
  • No funding religious groups from federal funds. (May 2007)
Jim Ogonowski on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Ogonowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Stephen Pagliuca on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009): Click here for Stephen Pagliuca on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Robinson on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger for Senate (MA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Robinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Kevin Scott on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger, previously Wakefield Selectman: Click here for Kevin Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Underwood on Welfare & Poverty
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Underwood on other issues.
  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2008)
Joe L. Kennedy on Welfare & Poverty
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe L. Kennedy on other issues.
  • Replace welfare system with private charities. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alan Khazei on other issues.
  • City Year modeled as domestic Peace Corps. (Oct 2009)
  • Crafted Serve America Act: community and faith-based service. (Oct 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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