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August 8, 2012 | By Seema Mehta and Christi Parsons, Los Angeles Times
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. - Courting frustrated middle-class voters, Mitt Romney accused President Obama on Tuesday of trying to weaken work requirements for welfare recipients, feeding a "culture of dependency" and undermining a hard-fought bipartisan agreement that is credited with reducing poverty in America. "I hope you understand President Obama in just the last few days has tried to reverse that accomplishment by taking the work requirement out of welfare," Romney told supporters gathered in a precision machining factory in this Chicago suburb hours after he unveiled an ad on the subject.
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