How Bill Clinton’s welfare ‘reform’ created a system rife with racial biases

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Bill Clinton ran on this idea that he was going to end welfare as we know it. And he was also going to get tougher on crime. He was attempting to reassure white voters, but once the Republicans took Congress, in 1994, Clinton  found that he had painted himself into a corner, because of course the Republicans were willing to go much farther in this game than he was.

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