Food stamps: The struggle to eat

As Congress wrangles over spending cuts, surging numbers of Americans are relying on the government just to put food on the table..



A comedown for America’s defense lobby

(GARY CAMERON, REUTERS). WASHINGTON (Reuters) – To grasp how much the budget wars have altered the natural order of things in Washington, consider this: One of the most powerful lobbies in town, the defense industry, is feeling a bit powerless. It is …
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