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FYI: The feds’ push for policies to make people on welfare want to get hitched may be a big waste of cash: Recent studies show most of them already want to. According to a series of national surveys of women on welfare, culled together and analyzed by University of California researchers, only four percent of those women say they want children but not spouses. And their views on marriage are not too unlike those of women who are not on public assistance. Nearly 60 percent of women receiving aid said people who want children should get married; 68 percent of those not enrolled in welfare felt the same way. [11/27/02]

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