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Members of the Montgomery County Council, as well as local activists and members the the Montgomery County Board of Education, took part in a shopping venture to see if they could live on $5.00 a day worth of food on Feb. 4, 2013. They had a $25.00 limit (5-day supply) as part of the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the new name for food stamps).
Sen. John McCain is reverting to maverick status in an attempt to reach a grand bargain to avoid the ongoing sequestration. While most of his fellow Republicans have opposed closing special-interest tax loopholes, preferring to cut food stamps instead, McCain, an Arizona Republican,...
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