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1996-11-13

A high government official who quit after President Clinton signed the welfare law, breaks his silence

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Peter Edelman former assistant secretary of Health and Human Services and currently a professor of Georgetown University Law Center gives some details about the current welfare law and his strong objections to this law and the most practical ways to force congress and the president to make a change in the welfare law.

Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): welfare law reform

Guest Names: Peter Edelman

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