What Will Be Tom Cotton’s Next Big Lie?

What Will Be Tom Cotton’s Next Big Lie?

First Tom Cotton lied about food stamps. Now he's lying about ISIS terrorists in America. ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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50 Years Later, SNAP Proves Its Continuing Vitality

50 Years Later, SNAP Proves Its Continuing Vitality

By James Weill, McClatchy-Tribune News Service A lot has happened in the 50 years since LBJ signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law. We’ve elected eight presidents, watched our ...

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Food Stamp Use Shows Continued ‘Underemployment’ Pain

Food Stamp Use Shows Continued ‘Underemployment’ Pain

By Tim Henderson, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. "I won't lie. The dinners out, the perf ...

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Walmart’s Top-To-Bottom Taxpayer Subsidies

Walmart’s Top-To-Bottom Taxpayer Subsidies

Low-income families weren't the only ones hurt by cuts to food stamps last fall. Top Walmart executives also took a hit. The cutbacks ate into the discount giant’s sales because s ...

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Switching Food Stamp Subsidies From Sweetened Drinks To Fruits, Vegetables Can Save Taxpayers Money

Switching Food Stamp Subsidies From Sweetened Drinks To Fruits, Vegetables Can Save Taxpayers Money

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Prohibiting the use of federal food stamps to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages and subsidizing the purchase of fruits and vegetables with the ...

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Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of American ...

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Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Andrea and Colin Chisholm III fancied themselves Scottish aristocrats, insisting on being called Lord and Lady and leadin ...

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Ryan’s Rhetoric Has Consequences

Ryan’s Rhetoric Has Consequences

Reflections upon the recent holiday: The first time my wife saw tears in my eyes was in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, at the tomb of Jonathan Swift. The brilliant 18th-century ...

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