How America's approach to poverty could change in a Biden administration, Congress willing

PHILADELPHIA — The safety net that stretches beneath Americans living in poverty will see more mending and less rending as presidents change.That’s the belief voiced by hunger fighters and other anti-poverty advocates who say they’re tired of endlessly “playing defense,” battling Trump administration efforts to slash vital programs such as food stamps, now known as SNAP, for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.“It’s more exciting when you’re pushing for what’s possible and not fighting off really horrible things,” said Kathy Fisher, policy director of the Greater Philadelphia Coaliti…

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