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Agriculture Appropriations Bill

We're Not Laughing

Elaine Weiss | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

If they weren't so damaging to children, congressional leaders' explanations for their policy decisions that cater to big money interests at those children's expense would be downright funny.

Republicans Slash Food Aid For Low-Income Women And Children, But Dodge Farm Subsidy Cuts

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans have quietly maneuvered to prevent a House spending bill from chipping away at federal farm subsidies, instead forging ahead...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Cuts Food Assistance For Low-Income Families While Protecting Azaleas

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you're an azalea at the National Arboretum, you're in luck -- a Republican on the House Appropriations Committee is looking out for y...