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Obama Urges Liberals and Conservatives to Unite on Poverty

posted on May 13, 2015

In The New York Times, Michael D. Shear reports on President Obama’s call for unity on poverty issues at a gathering of faith leaders on Tuesday. Obama’s presence at the Georgetown University summit was an indication that the administration is refocusing on poverty and pushing for others—including religious groups—to do the same, Shear writes. Religious groups, Obama noted at the gathering, have the potential power—and what he called a “more transformative voice”—to combat issues of poverty.

Read at The New York Times