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Arthur Delaney

GOP Bill Would Treat Food Stamp Recipients Like Pregnant Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A faction of Republicans in the House of Representatives wants to stop poor people from buying junk food with food stamps. Under pro...

Dem Rep: Republicans Who Voted For Food Stamp Cuts 'Just Want People To Starve'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) had some choice words for his Republican colleagues on Sunday, lashing out at those who voted for the 2014 farm bill and it...

Arthur Delaney

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion in...

GOP Works To Sway Skeptical Republicans

AP | BY MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican House leaders are working to line up votes for nearly $4 billion in annual food stamp cuts, but some GOP moderates are q...

House Republicans Weigh 'Arbitrary' Food Stamp Measure

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 47 million Americans received food stamps last year, but only a relative few are required to work or look for a job as a condition...

GOP Eyes Big Cuts

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House approval of a scaled-back farm bill is setting up what could be an even bigger fight over food stamps and the role of domestic foo...

Democrat Cries Foul In Congress: 'Shame On Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) sparked a congressional manners debate after she shouted "Shame on the Republicans" during a discussion of GOP farm legisl...

Arthur Delaney

How Food Stamp Resentment Feeds Crabby Conservatism

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Janina Riley noticed a woman muttering behind her in the checkout line as she paid for food at a Giant Eagle grocery store in Pittsburgh...

Arthur Delaney

House Republicans Might Take Food Stamps Cuts Out Of Farm Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House of Representatives might move to separate nutrition assistance from agriculture subsidies, a move that would sp...

GOP Lawmaker Compares Food Stamp Recipients To Wild Animals

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

In a message to constituents last week, Republican Minnesota State Rep. Mary Franson seemed to compare food stamp recipients to wild animals. Frans...

House Reps Protest Potential Food Stamp Cuts With Radical Stunt

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) along with eight other congressional Democrats are eating on a budget of about $4.50 a day to show solidarity with food ...

Amanda Terkel

Nancy Pelosi: We'll Tie The GOP To Corporate Cash 'Like Doggy-Doo Stuck On Your Shoe'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a month until the election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is urging her fellow Democrats to highlight the ties between Republic...