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Diane and her guests talk about the hoped-for benefits of, and the objections to, a proposal for $300 million annually in government spending to promote marriage among welfare recipients.
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- Dr. Wade Horn U.S. Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
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