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Ryan Unsuited To Lead ‘Adult Conversation’ About Poverty

Despite Ryan’s shabby work when it comes to antipoverty policy, the media repeatedly seems willing to overlook it.
Ryan Unsuited To Lead ‘Adult Conversation’ About Poverty
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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) takes part in a San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event, Thursday, January 23, 2014, in San Antonio. Ryan said House Republicans will tackle immigration reform in pieces rather than the Senate's comprehensive approach. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

These days, a favorite talking point of Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s is calling for an “adult conversation” about poverty.

“It’s time for an adult conversation,” he told The Washington Post.

“If we actually have an adult conversation,” he said in remarks at the Brookings Institution, “I thin...

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