Robert Reich answers critics who were shocked at his acceptance of Ryan's anti-poverty proposal as a 'starting point.'
Another agonizing display of Republicans evading questions, blatant lying and a rare display of a spine by MTP host David Gregory.
There's a clear lack of understanding of correlation between what Rand Paul acknowledges is a major contributer to poverty and what the GOP does to exacerbate the problem.
The Senate failed to clear the 60-vote hurdle on two proposals to extend unemployment benefits, thanks to a GOP filibuster.
Maria Shriver's new organization has put out a report detailing how one in three American women are living on the brink of economic ruin and David Gregory wants to make sure she knows this is about men too.
More of the same old anti-government rhetoric from Sen. Marco Rubio to mark the 50th anniversary of LBJ's declaration of a “war on poverty.”
Rep. Paul Ryan is working on an anti-poverty agenda: Cutting government assistance, and Jesus.
Melissa Harris-Perry's "open letter" went out to Rep. Paul Ryan, who held a hearing on poverty this week, but despite the request from Rep. Barbara Lee, refused to allow someone who is living in poverty to testify.
Failed Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, who believes that the problem with America is that there are too many "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/05/paul-ryan-60-percent-of-a_n_1943073.html">takers</a>" slacking off in "<a href="http://firedoglake.com/2011/01/28/ayn-rand-fanboy-paul-ryan-used-social-security-hammock-to-put-himself-through-college/">hammocks</a>," went on MSNBC Monday morning with a simple message to America's poor: I care.
A mother who has struggled with poverty and homelessness makes the obvious point that legislators rarely look to those most affected when making decisions on poverty or social safety nets.
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