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Romney Ad: Put Work Back Into Welfare

6:25 AM, Aug 13, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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A new television ad from Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee looks at Barack Obama's history of opposing the 1996 reforms to welfare and promises a Romney administration will restore "work back in welfare." The ad begins by asking the viewer, "Do you support work for welfare?" Watch the ad below:

The ad cites a report from the Heritage Foundation that argues a new directive from Obama's Department of Health and Human Services undermines the work requirements instituted in the federal welfare program 16 years ago.

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