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Cory Booker Food Stamp Challenge

Cory Booker On Medical Marijuana: 'I Want To Go Beyond That'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.17.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Newark Mayor Corey Booker said last Monday that he supports medical marijuana in New Jersey and that he wants to "go beyond that," and move toward a c...

'You Will Be In An Endless Circle': A Food Stamp Testimonial

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker recently spent a week living on food stamps, an event that prompted a number of HuffPost readers to write in and tell us abou...

Mayor Cory Booker Shines the Light

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Money
Monique Ruffin

The more we openly speak about the high cost of unhealthy food and how it particularly effects the poor, the more likely it is that our government, and each one of us individually, will do something about it.

FREUDIAN SLIP? Booker On NJ Gov. Run: 'When I Go Out Next Year And Campaign ...'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Monday made what could be seen as a telling slip possibly indicating that he may challenge incumbent Chris Christie for go...

Cory Booker Addresses Election Rumors

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

Cory Booker addressed rumors that he is planning to run for Governor in 2013. "I am absolutely considering running for governor, as well as giving ...

'There Is No Weaning From The System': One Food Stamp Recipient Shares Her Story

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

This Tuesday, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) began a much-publicized "food stamp challenge," a project that involves living on less than $30 worth of gr...

WATCH: Cory Booker Responds To Food Stamp Challenge Critics

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

Cory Booker responded to critics of his food stamp challenge on "Piers Morgan Tonight" Friday, saying he hoped his actions would inspire a more heated...

Letters From Food Stamp Recipients, Part Two: Government Help 'Makes Futures Possible'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is midway through his weeklong food stamp challenge, and readers are still writing in to tell us about their own experien...

Cory Booker Struggling With Hunger Pains On Food Stamp Challenge

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Cory Booker is getting hungry. The Newark, N.J. mayor is now on day three of his self-imposed food stamp challenge. Inspired by a Twitter spat abo...

My Top 10 Ingredients for a Healthy SNAP Diet

Alli Sosna | Posted 02.04.2013 | Home
Alli Sosna

If more people would realize how challenging it is to live healthfully off of food stamps that would be the beginning of a real dialogue in America about food costs, hunger and how to eat healthfully on a limited budget.

'It Is Nowhere Near Enough': Advice For Cory Booker's Food Stamp Challenge

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Newark mayor Cory Booker is living on food stamps this week, spending less than $5 a day on his meals. Some critics have suggested that a week isn't e...

Can Food Stamp Challenges Increase Advocacy For The Poor? | Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact

As the outcome of a debate he had with a Twitter follower, Newark Mayor Cory Booker says he will spend December 4 through 11 trying to live on food st...