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Census Finds One in Five American Children Depends on Food Stamps to Eat

20% of American Children Dependent on Food Stamps

There was a sobering finding amidst the data released by the Census Bureau Wednesday showing…

This Chart Blows Up the Myth of the Welfare Queen

The “Welfare Queen” Doesn’t Exist

Here's a useful graph to keep handy for the next time Fox News airs a…

Meat Is the First Thing to Go

What Happens When Your Welfare Gets Cut

On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country’s food stamp program,…

$5 Billion Cut in Food Stamps Starts Today

Benefit cuts to food stamp recipients kick in Friday, a move by Congress that will…

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GOP Bill to Cut $40 Billion From Food Stamps

The House approved a Republican plan on Thursday to cut food stamps by some $40…

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: This Week In Politics

Another look at the political week that was… ●      Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) fight for…

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Cory Booker’s Week on Food Stamps Ends

Cory Booker has been known to run into burning buildings to save his constituents. But…

10 Things You Should Know About Food Stamps

Fueled by your misguided cousins, cable news affiliates, and equally uninformed politicians, there’s many lingering misconceptions…

Cory Booker

Good Man, Bad Plan:Cory Booker’s Food Stamp Fiasco

Cory Booker (aka “America’s Favorite Mayor”) has garnered a number of reactions to his announcement…

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:This Week in Politics

A look at the political week that was: Mitt Romney’s very bad week included claims…