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Obama: War on Poverty 'far from over'

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President Obama on Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's “War on Poverty” and said the effort was “far from over” as he pushed his own economic initiatives to help the nation's poor. “These endeavors didn’t just make us a better country. They reaffirmed that we are a great country,” said Obama in a statement. “They lived up to our best hopes as a people who...

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