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Unformatted text preview: governmental benefits to more Americans. Kennedy also wanted to establish Medicare benefits and increase minimum wage. He pushed for better civil rights, fought for help with poverty, and fought for reduced taxes. Most of the changes Kennedy hoped to accomplish; however, were rejected by Congress. The world will never know what Kennedy could have accomplished during his presidency, one because his life was cut short, but two because so many were against what he was trying to accomplish....
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