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US Politics & Gov't

GOP Senate Candidate Compares Food Stamp Recipients to Wild Animals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, food stamps, republicans, Annette Bosworth, candidates, elections, ethics, dishonesty, economy )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - rawstory.com
The physician, who styles herself after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Steve King (R-IA), is running in third place in a recent poll, behind former South Dakota state Sen. and Gov. Mike Rounds and state Rep. Stace Nelson.
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Senator: Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Blue States ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, 16 states, farm bill, snap, blue states, republicans )

Nancy
- 178 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Almost all of the food stamp cuts come from 16 states and the District of Columbia--the rest of the nation is left virtually untouched.
Food Stamps: How House, Senate Negotiators Agreed to Cut $800 Million a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Food stamps, farm bill, usa, politics, news, obama, americans )

Cal
- 181 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The agreed-upon cuts to food stamps are significantly less than what the House had requested, but double what the Senate had proposed.
PETITION - Denounce Congress for Planning to Cut $9 Billion From Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, poverty, hunger, government, ethics )

David
- 197 days ago - dailykos.com
PETITION TEXT: Message to Senate negotiators on the Farm Bill: It is disgusting and outrageous for you to propose passing a Bill with cuts to food stamps and huge subsidies to Big Agriculture. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps are acceptable. NONE!
Take Action: Tell Congress "We Need A Budget For People, Peace, and the Planet"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Take Action, sign the petition, Green New Deal, green jobs, #cleanenergy, Congress, #Obama, Social Security, #MedicareForAll, food stamps, education, environment, #GreenNewDeal )

Brian
- 235 days ago - scribd.com
Tell the Congress and the President that we need a budget that provides adequate funding for critical programs such as Social Security, Medicare, etc.; that provides green jobs for millions of Americans; and that rebuilds America's infrastructure.
Obama: Be a Food Stamp President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, obama, food stamps )

Teresa
- 309 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
President Obama - Don't allow Congress' cruel and reckless rationing starve millions of Americans. Veto any cuts to SNAP (food stamps). Thank you.
Why Conservatives Hate Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa, politics, obama, government, ethics )

Cal
- 313 days ago - theweek.com
Democrats see food stamps as a crucial part of the social safety net. If Republican budget hawks want to demonstrate that they really are a bunch of "mean-spirited" Scrooges, they couldn't pick a better target to cut.
OUTRAGEOUS! New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa )

Cal
- 339 days ago - thinkprogress.org
New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan (R) told MSNBC's Steve Kornacki on Saturday that single mothers don't need to rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, because his mother raised a family by working har
Agribusiness Subsidy Cuts Could Save Food Stamps in the Farm Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, food stamps, nutrition, poverty, abuse, congress, ethics, politics, government, economy, dishonesty, republicans )

Carrie
- 373 days ago - truth-out.org
The House Farm Bill would also expand subsidies for agriculture by nearly $9 billion at a time when the farm sector is historically strong, especially compared to the rest of the economy, and makes these subsidies permanent law.
CBS Host Confronts Republican Rep.: House Farm Bill Is 'Welfare for the Wealthy'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Food Stamps, congress, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, americans, economy, government, politics )

Carrie
- 381 days ago - rawstory.com
"You pass a farm bill in the House that gives billions of dollars, much of it to large corporations that own farms," Schieffer noted. "It's almost like welfare for the wealthy." "But you don't include a dollar for hungry people for food stamps...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Condemn Cuts to Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialprograms cuts, food stamps, radical right, usa, republicans, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 381 days ago - forcechange.com
Condemn the House GOP leadership for voting to cut critical food stamps for needy Americans.
Gohmert Repeatedly Shouts 'Objection!' to Silence Claims Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Hungry Families (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Louie Gohmert, food stamps, Farm Bill, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progra, republicans, corruption, abuse, politics, government )

Carrie
- 382 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday objected over and over again in order to keep statements out of the congressional record that accused Republicans of hurting working families by taking food stamps out of the farm bill.
Farm Bill Passes in House, Without Food Stamp Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, politics, ethics, americans, food stamps, hungry poor, abuse, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, economy )

Carrie
- 384 days ago - washingtonpost.com
House Republicans successfully passed a Farm Bill Thursday by splitting apart funding for food stamps from federal agricultural policy, a move that infuriated the White House and congressional Democrats who spent most of the day trying to delay a final...
GOP Push To Split Farm Bill Leaves Food Stamps Vulnerable To Severe Cuts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Food Stamps, congress, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, americans, economy, government, politics )

Carrie
- 384 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A House Republican scheme to strip food stamp funding out of the farm bill would lead to the program being weakened or even outright dismantled, according to poverty experts.
No Baby Formula for Poor Kids? Sequester Cuts Are Tragic Blow to the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: , fiscal cliff, budget cuts, deficit reduction, sequestration, spending cuts, Republicans, President Obama, medicare, medicaid, poor, social security, food stamps )

Julia
- 508 days ago - alternet.org
The sequestration cuts contain billions of dollars in mandatory budget reductions in programs that help low-income Americans including one that gives vouchers for housing to the poor, disabled, and another that provides fortified baby formula to the poor.
 

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