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GOP rep.: Slashing food stamps by $40 billion means ‘more money’ for the hungry

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MA) on Thursday asserted that cutting $40 billion from the food stamp program over the next 10 years would actually provide “more money” to hungry Americans. A bill introduced by House Republicans this month almost doubled the cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) proposed earlier…

‘Gasland’ filmmaker accuses House panel of ‘thuggery’

Josh Fox, the director of the Oscar nominated film Gasland, blasted the House Science Committee on Thursday after being arrested for trying to film a hearing. He had tried to record a subcommittee hearing regarding groundwater contamination in Wyoming caused by fracking. “This access used to be granted quite regularly…