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Melissa Boteach

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Paging Mitt Romney: Here are the Holes in the Safety Net

Friday, February 03, 2012

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, Mitt Romney says if the safety net for the very poor needs repair, he'll fix it. Melissa Boteach, poverty expert and manager of the Half in Ten Campaign at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, offered suggestions on where to start.

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Follow Up Friday: Poverty Line, Post Office Clause, Food Stamp Eligibility

Friday, September 16, 2011

Poverty expert and manager of the Half in Ten Campaign at the Center for American Progress, Melissa Boteach, follows up on the census report with an explainer on where we place the poverty line. Plus: follow-ups on the post office and food stamps. 

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