Welfare Reform

Romney To Focus on Obama Gutting Welfare Reform

The presumptive Republican nominee campaigns in Illinois today

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As the battle for middle-class voters heats up, Mitt Romney will begin making the case this week that President Barack Obama is dismantling a crown jewel of the Clinton administration: bipartisan welfare reform.

Stumping in Obama's home state on Tuesday, Romney will start hitting the president for the removal of work requirements from federal welfare regulations, his campaign said.