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Presidential candidates address poverty in videos to advocacy group

In this June 16, 2014, file photo, a homeless man sits on a sidewalk in New York City. The Circle of Protection, a coalition of Christian leaders, is asking all U.S. presidential candidates to discuss how they plan to address U.S. poverty and hunger. (CNS photo/Justin Lane, EPA)

WASHINGTON — Seven presidential candidates have responded to a call from anti-poverty advocates by submitting brief videos outlining their plans to address poverty. The videos, delivered to an umbrella organization known as the Circle of Protection that includes the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, were made public July 21 by representatives of the group. The…

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