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Shameful! My congressman voted to cut food stamps!
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By Pat Cunningham
Sept. 20, 2013 11:05 a.m.



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Adam Kinzinger, the Republican who represents my district in the U.S. House, should ponder what Timothy Egan has to SAY about a certain matter:

Late Thursday, despite pleas from Catholic bishops and evangelicals, the Republican-dominated House passed a bill that would deprive 3.8 million people of assistance to buy food next year. By coincidence, this is almost the exact amount of people who have managed to remain just above the poverty line because of that very aid, the Census Bureau reported a few days ago.

A Republican majority that refuses to govern on other issues found the votes to shove ...

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