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Started by Kathryn McEwen Sep 19, 2013.
Started by Kathryn McEwen. Last reply by Jack Coleman Jul 28, 2013.
Started by Kathryn McEwen Jul 27, 2013.
REPUBLICAN BILL TO CUT FOOD STAMPS NEARING VOTE IN THE HOUSE
The White House on Wednesday threatened to veto a Republican-written bill nearing a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives that would cut food stamps for the poor by $40 billion over a decade and end benefits for an estimated 4 million people.
Representatives are likely to vote on the bill on Thursday. A close vote is expected. The White House threat capped a day of high-decibel opposition by congressional Democrats and antihunger groups who called the cuts harsh and heartless.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the food stamps program in its current form is a unaffordable burden on middle-class families and can be pruned while still helping "those who truly need it." Enrollment in the food stamps program has doubled and its cost has tripled since 2004.
DHS ESTABLISHES CONSTITUTION FREE ZONES
HOUSE DEFEATS AMENDMENT TO DEFUND NSA, REIN IN DATA GATHERING
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) is trying to contain a GOP rebellion on spending levels, a struggle that has major implications for budget negotiations this fall.
Nineteen Republicans voted Tuesday to advance a motion to begin debate on a bill funding the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, even though McConnell says the bill will bust the spending cap set by the 2011 Budget Control Act (BCA).
The Republicans who voted yes include four lawmakers who voted to approve the bill in the Senate Appropriations Committee last month, even though McConnell explicitly urged them not to break the BCA’s spending levels.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) pounced on Tuesday’s vote to claim leverage in the spending fight that is heating up ahead of a fall deadline.
Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/313041-mcconnell-tries-to-tamp-a...
RAND PAUL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO END FOREIGN AID TO EGYPT
INTELLIGENCE PANELS CUT OFF AID TO SYRIAN REBELS BY RESTRICTING FUNDS
TED CRUZ INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO COMPLETELY DEFUND OBAMACARE
FILIBUSTER AGREEMENT MEANS OBAMA & REID ARE READY TO PUSH THROUGH GUN CONTROL
Boehner Names GOP Members Of 'Super' Debt Panel
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