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Congress Could Lift Millions Of Children Out Of Poverty. Will Politics Get In The Way?

We compare plans to cut child poverty. Even if the issue has bipartisan support, will politics get in the way of solutions that could help millions of American children?
A woman with a child carries a box of food assistance she received from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. (Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

There’s a potentially historic push to reduce child poverty in this country, with bipartisan agreement that something could be done. But will politics get in the way of a real solution?

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