For those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning point similar to the New Deal of the 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.
In deciding whether or not to sign the Republican welfare bill, Bill Clinton faced the most serious moral test of his presidency.
I am a welfare queen. There, I've said it.
When Newt Gingrich talks these days about his concern for the poor, I wonder if something new and good might happen-or something terrible.