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1 in 8 households struggling with hunger: report

WASHINGTON — Some 17.4 million US households struggled to get enough food to eat last year because money was tight, the US Department of Agriculture said Monday. In more than a third of those households — around one in eight US homes — at least one person did not get…

Gingrich brands Democrats ‘party of food stamps’

Gingrich: Choice is between Democrats as ‘party of food stamps’ vs. GOP as `paychecks party.’ Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is advising Republican candidates on November’s ballots to frame the choice for voters between Democrats as “the party of food stamps” while selling the GOP as “the party of paychecks.”…