More limited effect than it sounds
"Research even shows that sending more girls to school can boost an entire country’s GDP."
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Obama was there for equal pay, but not alone
As a state senator in Illinois, Obama made sure women got equal pay for equal work.
Obama sponsored state-level welfare law
While in the Illinois Senate, Barack Obama passed legislation moving people "from welfare to jobs."
Obama sponsored earned income tax credit
While in the Illinois Senate, Barack Obama passed "tax cuts for hard-working families."
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