Peter Edelman

Peter Edelman is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Edelman resigned his post as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services in protest of President Clinton's support of the Republican welfare reform proposal.

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Housing and Transportation


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The welfare reform of the 1990s left millions of Americans near destitution. Read more


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Economic Policy