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House Democrats gather in Philadelphia as rising crime remains top concern for voters

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City Hall in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 3, 2022.

Washington Times, March 2022

House Democrats gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday to address the country’s biggest issues, as residents in the city that set a record for homicides in 2021 stress that rising crime remains a top concern. More than 100 Democratic lawmakers, Cabinet officials and President Biden are expected to tout Democratic achievements at their annual strategy retreat, including ways to move forward with their stalled social welfare agenda.

But aside from the promises made in the president’s signature $2 trillion social spending plan, which includes proposals like universal pre-K and child tax credit expansions, some local residents would like to see a solution to the high crime that has afflicted cities across the country.

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