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1996 Welfare Reform: Democratic "Mini-Revolt"

Clip: Season 2016 | 1m 26s

When Bill Clinton signed the welfare reform bill in 1996, much of the Democratic leadership refused to attend the signing. Twenty years after the Party's "mini-revolt," as NPR's Mara Liasson called it, welfare reform continues to be debated as presidential nominee Hillary Clinton faces questions over her husband's legacy.

Aired: 08/17/16

Rating: NR

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