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OCT 30, 2014 - Think Progress

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Video: Texas Candidate Says Democrats Should Go Spend Their Food Stamps Instead Of Vote

"What we want them to think is, 'There's no reason. She doesn't have an opponent. I don't need to go to the polls. I'll go spend my food stamp money at the grocery store or whatever, you know, on election day,'" a Dallas County judicial candidate said.The post Video: Texas Candidate Says Democrats Should Go Spend Their Food Stamps Instead ...

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OCT 28, 2014 - Think Progress

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Non-Profits Sue To Block New Mexico Governor From Kicking 80,000 People Off Food Stamps

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) is reinstating work requirements for food stamps before the federal government says she has to, and groups in the state are hoping a judge will block the move and spare 80,000 people from the change.The post Non-Profits Sue To Block New Mexico Governor From Kicking 80,000 People Off Food Stamps appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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OCT 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Next Time Someone Says Fast Food Isn't A Real Job, Remember This

We've heard it once. We've heard it twice. And we're sure to hear it again: Fast food jobs aren't "real jobs." They're for teenagers who need extra cash or for young workers who need a "launching pad" to a better job down the line. These sort of assumptions get thrown around all the time. "Why can't you get a real ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Rasmussen Reports

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Voters Strongly Support Limits on Food Stamp Recipients

Beginning next year, Indiana will limit how long some can get food stamps, and voters nationwide strongly support similar limits in their state. Just over half favor fixing a deadline for how long people can receive federal public assistance benefits of any kind. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a program ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Think Progress

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Indiana Plans To Cut Tens Of Thousands Off Food Stamps

Gov. Mike Pence (R) is moving to tighten the rules for food stamps even though federal officials say the Indiana economy is still too fragile to justify it.The post Indiana Plans To Cut Tens Of Thousands Off Food Stamps appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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