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Rubio Pushing Reform Agenda To Tackle Poverty

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The potential 2016 presidential candidate says a "big government approach" launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty" 50 years ago has failed to help enough Americans trapped by poverty.

Rubio says raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour may be popular with many Americans but that it won't help people emerge from poverty.

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