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War on poverty hits stalemate

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The war on poverty returns to Capitol Hill as lawmakers prepare to wage a battle this week that’s a likely preview of what’s to come on the campaign trail this election year and in 2016.

Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared his intent “not only to relieve the symptoms of poverty, but to cure it and, above all, to prevent it,” key congressional Republicans are hammering away at some of his Great Society programs. They label them well-meaning failures…

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