April 3, 2008
Grading Members of Congress on their votes related to Poverty
The Shriver Center has published a report that grades U.S. Representatives and Senators for their votes in 2007 connected to policies related to poverty. The report is: 2007 Poverty Scorecard: Rating Members of Congress. According to the press release, "Members of Congress from states with high rates of poverty are less likely to support anti-poverty measures than other members of Congress." You can also listen to a discussion of the report featuring Sen. John Edwards.
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Posted by: Hungry child | Apr 4, 2008 5:55:11 PM