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The recent vote of House Republicans to cut $40 billion from the food stamp program reflects a deep-seated and insidious racial resentment… Read More

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The House approved a Republican plan on Thursday to cut food stamps by some $40 billion over the next ten years. The measure was… Read More

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Today, the Obama Administration announced a new leadership team for the… Read More

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