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TV Pundit Dick Cheney Has Already Forgotten How Government Works
February 25, 2014

The former veep said Obama "would rather spend the money on food stamps than he would on a strong military." Here is everything wrong with that statement.

Rubio Talks Poverty, Says Things That Are Not Totally Crazy
January 09, 2014

Rubio's anti-poverty agenda has lots of problems. But at least he's engaging in the debate.

Congress Fails on Food Stamps with Little Fanfare
December 13, 2013

The legislature’s failure to pass a farm bill in 2013 “serves as a poster child for congressional dysfunction,” Norm Ornstein inveighed in the National Journal Thursday.

This One Map Shows Why Food Stamps Are So Crucial
November 22, 2013

And why we can't let Republicans cut them even more.

The Republicans' Mixed Up Farm Bill Philosophy
September 20, 2013

When it passed a bill to cut $39 billion from the food stamp program, or SNAP, the House of Representatives put the worst of the Republican party’s illogical Randism on display.

This is Why Food Stamp Reliance Has Exploded
September 05, 2013

This month, conservatives will return to Washington with the goal of making deep cuts to the nation’s food stamps program, or SNAP.

The Weekly Standard Accidentally Makes the Case for Food Stamps
August 16, 2013

Conservatives may have a new talking point in their crusade to downsize the food stamp program. And it's even more absurd than the previous ones.