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Bush, George W. (Administration)

ALTHOUGH GEORGE W. Bush claimed “compassionate conservatism” to be one of the defining characteristics of his presidency, the post-2001 poverty rate increased steadily. In 2001, the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty rate stood at 11.7 percent. By 2004, the last year ...

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