Politics & Government

December 19, 2011 3:03 PM

Sen. DeMint's deficit-cutting plan targets poor

A plan by Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina to slash the federal budget deficit would hit the poorest Americans especially hard, directing 70 percent of its $4.2 trillion in spending cuts at safety-net programs intended to help tens of millions of low-income people.

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