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stated on September 22, 2023 in a speech
Joe Biden "put 20 million people on Medicaid who aren’t even eligible, then stopped states from taking them off."
Kelda Helen Roys
stated on April 26, 2023 in Twitter
Infertility is treated differently than other issues and "often excluded from insurance coverage"
stated on January 5, 2023 in Twitter
“Let’s be clear: ‘drag shows’ are strip shows.”
stated on October 18, 2022 in a tweet
“The CDC is about to add the COVID vaccine to the childhood immunization schedule, which would make the vax mandatory for kids to attend school.”
stated on September 6, 2022 in a post
To qualify for Ohio SNAP benefits, “now a family of 3 can make up to $3,660 a month and it used to be $2,700, so it’s gone up almost $1,000 a month.”
stated on August 29, 2022 in a speech in Albany, Ga.
The child tax credit passed under President Joe Biden “has helped 97% of the families with children who are living in poverty.”
stated on May 8, 2022 in Newspaper opinion piece
"Fifty-four percent of Wisconsinites live in a child care desert."
stated on July 10, 2022 in a TV interview.
“In Virginia, we actually do protect same-sex marriage.”
stated on May 18, 2022 in a post
"In Iran, if a 12-year-old girl is raped and impregnated by her father, she must carry the baby to term, or be thrown in prison for life. Wait, sorry, no, That's Alabama."
stated on May 17, 2022 in a Facebook post
Goat’s milk is a good substitute for baby formula.
stated on May 15, 2022 in a post
“Due to the baby formula shortage Tricare will now pay to have it shipped directly to you.”
stated on May 12, 2022 in a Facebook post
Amazon will ship baby formula to U.S. addresses if you change your preferred country on its website from the U.S. to Canada.
stated on May 12, 2022 in a post
Donations of baby formula to Ukraine helped cause the current U.S. shortage.
stated on May 12, 2022 in a press release
Says the Biden administration is choosing to send baby formula to the border as one of its “out-of-touch priorities.”
stated on May 8, 2022 in an interview on Fox News Sunday
“We’re one of the seven nations in the world that allow abortion on demand at 20 weeks.”
stated on April 24, 2022 in an Instagram post
“Canada’s new law allows government to take children away if parents don’t accept kids’ ‘gender identity.’”
stated on March 31, 2022 in a Facebook post
“California introduces new bill that would allow mothers to kill their babies up to 7 days after birth.”
stated on January 21, 2022 in a Facebook post
“All communications to families from the US Navy have been halted.”
stated on December 20, 2021 in a radio interview
The expanded child tax credit in the Build Back Better Act has “no means testing,” so people making $200,000 and $400,000 would get “the same as someone making” $70,000.
stated on October 28, 2021 in Twitter
Says President Joe Biden “is in talks to pay illegal immigrants $450,000.”
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By Louis Jacobson • May 17, 2023
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By Madison Czopek • October 26, 2022
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By Samantha Putterman • May 18, 2022
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By Madison Czopek • May 11, 2022
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By Madison Czopek • May 10, 2022
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By Yacob Reyes • March 23, 2022
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By Samantha Putterman • November 23, 2021
The Democrats’ reconciliation bill: What you need to know
By Louis Jacobson • September 10, 2021
What to do with the child tax credit coming monthly starting in July
By Jon Greenberg • June 23, 2021
Joe Biden’s plan to reunify families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under Trump
By Miriam Valverde • February 15, 2021
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By Tom Kertscher • August 28, 2020
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By Sophie Austin • July 10, 2020
Latest promises about Families
Reduce high maternal mortality rate
Offer up to $8,000 tax credit for child care
Offer universal preschool to 3- and 4-year-olds
Guarantee 12 weeks paid family and medical leave
Make public colleges and universities tuition-free for families who make less than $125,000
Reverse family separation policies
Guarantee 6-week paid leave
Urge states to treat same-sex couples with full equality in their family and adoption laws
Issue a "best practices" report for states on reducing domestic violence
Address the dropout crisis by giving schools incentives for more dropout prevention
Sign the Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families Act
Make military deployments predictable for troops and families
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