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The least among us : waging the battle for the vulnerable

Author: Rosa L DeLauro
Publisher: New York, NY : New Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The outspoken Connecticut congresswoman's impassioned defense of America's safety net in the time of TrumpCynical politicians like Paul Ryan and Donald Trump argue that the people of the United States would be better off without food stamps, Obamacare, and workplace protections. Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro knows these folks are just plain wrong.Growing up in New Haven, Connecticut, DeLauro saw firsthand how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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DeLauro, Rosa L.
Least among us.
New York, NY : New Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016057988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosa L DeLauro
ISBN: 9781620972212 1620972212
OCLC Number: 980346872
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: our safety net --
Preparation for Congress and gaining a platform --
Breaking the contract with America --
In defense of working families --
In defense of the hungry --
In defense of women --
"Two women on the ticket": notes on ending sexism --
Politics and faith --
In defense of people who get sick --
In defense of children --
In defense of the unemployed --
In defense of fair trade --
Paul Ryan's assault on the poor --
Conclusion: ten policies for an American twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Rosa L. DeLauro.

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The outspoken Connecticut congresswoman's impassioned defense of America's safety net in the time of TrumpCynical politicians like Paul Ryan and Donald Trump argue that the people of the United States would be better off without food stamps, Obamacare, and workplace protections. Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro knows these folks are just plain wrong.Growing up in New Haven, Connecticut, DeLauro saw firsthand how vulnerable hard-working people are in the face of corporate indifference and government neglect. From fatal industrial fires to devastating childhood poverty, DeLauro witnessed it all-and.

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