“Look at the results of the government-centered approach to the war on poverty. One in six Americans are in poverty today – the highest rate in a generation. In this war on poverty, poverty is winning. We need a better approach.”

–Paul Ryan making the case for his budget Thursday at Georgetown University. His most recent proposal would achieve $133 billion in savings from food stamps, $810 billion from block granting Medicaid, and $170 billion by altering eligibility for Pell Grants over the next decade.

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