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Politics

Mitt Romney ad on welfare ‘handout’ is faulted

Obama allowed waivers sought by governors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Retiree Brenda Rembert worked in the food stamp division of North Carolina state government and says she viewed up close the consequences of social welfare programs.

“I saw the third and fourth generation of people looking for a handout,’’ said Rembert, a delegate to the GOP convention in Tampa. “I believe in working for what you got.’’

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