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Debt ceiling impasse imperils safety net programs (via CNN Political Ticker)

July 23, 2011

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Social Security payments aren't the only federal lifeline that could grind to a halt if the debt ceiling impasse continues beyond Aug. 2. The federal government supports myriad safety net programs, such as unemployment insurance, tuition grants, food stamps, child care subsidies and housing assistance. That's not to mention the nation's massive health insurance programs: Medicare and Medicaid. … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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