Food Stamps

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Oklahoma GOP Chairman Compares Food-Stamp Recipients To Animals

The chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party apologized Tuesday for a post on the party’s Facebook page that said giving people food stamps is akin to feeding animals in national parks, marking the new leader’s latest misstep over divisive comments.


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Vitter: People Who Overspent Food Stamps When System Went Down Should Be Prosecuted

State leaders haven’t done enough to aggressively pursue food stamp recipients who overspent their balance when the electronic food stamp service was down last month, U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Monday.


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Louisiana Official: Walmart Responsible To Pay For EBT Glitch Shopping Spree

It appears Louisiana Walmarts will be on the hook for the bill after a temporary glitch in the EBT system caused the cards to be limitless.


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Two-Thirds Of Eligible Texans Received Food Stamps

An advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.


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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.



GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]