Drowned out in noisy campaign, Republicans revive poverty message

Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Trump reaches out to shake hands with Senator Cruz before the start of the Republican presidential debate in Las VegasChastened by the 2012 election loss and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney’s comments that the lower-income “47 percent” of America would never support him, party leaders wanted to show that they, not just Democrats, cared about poverty.

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