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Does Rep. Poe Want to Undermine the Financial Stability of School Meal Programs?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Trying to fund school activities or charities at the expense of children's health is unconscionable. I can only hope that Congress realizes that the BAKE SALE Act will not only damage the health of our children but the financial health of the very school lunch programs we've worked hard to improve.

Keeping Foster Kids Safe From Prostitution

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

At a Congressional hearing Wednesday, lawmakers tackled the pipeline from foster care to prostitution, hearing from child advocates and a victim of sex trafficking raised in foster care.

5 Reasons Why the Water for the World Act Is Worth Its Weight in Gold

David Winder | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
David Winder

Imagine a world where giving birth on the side of the road with two cans of dirty water is not an uncommon occurrence: a world where the water you d...

GOP Congressman Suffers Scary Choking Incident

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) had a close call this past Thursday, choking on his food at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington before being saved by Republica...

The Invisible War -- Documentary Spotlighting Rape in the Military Aims to Create National Awareness

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The Invisible War interweaves devastating statistics with the personal stories of a group of women and one man. Their lives have been forever altered by "soul-shattering" violations from those they had believed to be a trusted family -- the military.

Ted Poe: Congressman Compares Illegal Immigrants To Grasshoppers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In one of the latest instances of a legislator waxing poetic about the debate over illegal immigration, Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) took the floor of the U...

Anti-Choice Lawmakers Post-Health Care Reform Tack

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

As the House took up health care reform legislation, anti-choice lawmakers suddenly claimed the belief that Americans' health-care decisions should be private.