Debunking Myths on Poverty and Racial Stereotypes 

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The Truth Comes to Light

As much as the 2012 Republican presidential candidates have been trading barbs with each other, some, including Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, have been slammed for stereotyping minorities as the largest recipients of public assistance entitlements, such as food stamps and Social Security. The Center for American Progress (CAP) has debunked 10 of the most misleading public assistance stereotypes. Do you agree with their assessment? —Britt Middleton (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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