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Food for Thought: Who Receives SNAP and What 47 Million Americans Will Do Without It

Food for Thought: Who Receives SNAP and What 47 Million Americans Will Do Without It
In 2011, 20.8 million households received food stamps, and one-quarter of these consisted of an elderly or a disabled person living alone. One-sixth were unemployed single people living alone. The rest were mainly households with children, most of whom are headed by a single parent, and 13 percent of whom have no adult at all. That last group totals 1.3 million households of only children, about 2.6 million children. Lazy freeloaders, all of 'em!
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Republicans Died and Went to Hoeven. Corker-Hoeven.

Republicans Died and Went to Hoeven. Corker-Hoeven.
The Corker-Hoeven amendment completely undermines the basic need for immigration reform by allowing the number of largely unaccountable border security agents to double and by building an additional 700 miles of double-layered border fence at a cost of $50 billion. And Democrats just let it happen.
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