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Welfare and Marriage

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Welfare and Marriage

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Welfare and Marriage

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NPR's Greg Allen reports on what may be one of the most controversial components of President Bush's plans for welfare reform: promoting marriage. The president wants to spend $300 million for programs that would encourage young welfare recipients to tie the knot, but some critics say that money could be better spent elsewhere.