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Paul Ryan Still Attacking Programs That Benefited His Mom

Paul Ryan Still Attacking Programs That Benefited His Mom
Rep. Paul Ryan is back to his old tricks, demonizing people who rely on government to improve their lives. Last week, his target was food stamp recipients.
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Farm Bill Would Cut Food Assistance for 170,000 Texans

Farm Bill Would Cut Food Assistance for 170,000 Texans
On Wednesday, the House advanced a farm bill that includes $2 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps). According to the Texas Food Bank Network, these cuts would force over 170,000 Texans off of food assistance immediately and eliminate 482 million meals.
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Indecent Proposal: $20 Billion in Food Stamps Cut for a Few Farm Subsidies

Indecent Proposal: $20 Billion in Food Stamps Cut for a Few Farm Subsidies
The 2013 agriculture bill that was passed in the Senate proposes a few modest but welcome cuts to programs subsidizing big agriculture, but it also insures that millions of the poorest Americans will once again struggle with hunger. Sadly, Democratic Senators like Missouri's Claire McCaskill voted for the bill.
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B: The Farm Bill: Where a Bipartisan Approach Hurts

Today Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) joined her Republican colleague in the Missouri delegation and voted against restoring 4.5 million dollars in Food Stamp Aid t
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